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Mussolini and Fascism: The View from America

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Mussolini, in the thousand guises he projected and the press picked up, fascinated Americans in the 1920s and the early '30s. John Diggins' analysis of America's reaction to an ideological phenomenon abroad reveals, he proposes, the darker side of American political values and assumptions.

Originally published in 1972.

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Hardcover, 524 pages
Published March 21st 1972 by Princeton University Press (first published January 1st 1972)
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Maria Strayer
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Interesting study of the image of Mussolini and Fascism in American during WWII. Diggins traces the relationship between American and Italy during from WWI up to the end of WWII looking at political relations, press and propaganda, and the giving special attention to the Italian-Americans caught in the middle. He demonstrates how despite emerging with a political system that opposed American democracy, Mussolini captivated both Americans and Italian. He contrasts the American attitude towards Ge ...more
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John Patrick Diggins was a professor of history at the City University of New York Graduate Center, the author of more than a dozen books on widely varied subjects in American intellectual history.
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