Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 June 2008

282 Pages | 17 b/w halftones, 2 maps

6 1/4" x 9 3/8" inches

ISBN: 9780199219346

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The Fall of Mussolini

Italy, the Italians, and the Second World War

Philip Morgan

  • A brand new look at the dramatic tale of Mussolini's fall--why it happened and the consequences it brought in its wake
  • Covers everything from high politics to the different everyday experiences of ordinary Italians in a country riven by war
  • Includes vivid eye-witness reports from people who hid Jews, fought in the resistance, and killed collaborators
  • Shows how crucial the experience and the memory of war was in shaping the new democratic Italy after 1945

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