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The Perfect Fascist

A Story of Love, Power, and Morality in Mussolini’s Italy

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$22.95 • £18.95 • €20.50

ISBN 9780674271067

Publication Date: 03/22/2022

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528 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

37 photos, 6 maps

Belknap Press

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  • Map: Teruzzi’s Wars, 1911–1945
  • Prologue
  • I. Strive
    • 1. The Soldier
    • 2. The Great War
    • 3. Mutilated Victory
    • 4. Enter the Diva
    • 5. In Mussolini’s Camp
    • 6. On the March
    • 7. Little Man, What Now?
  • II. Grasp
    • 8. Eros and Thanatos
    • 9. Conquering the Ice Princess
    • 10. A Fascist Wedding
    • 11. Mission to Benghazi
    • 12. Insurgency and Betrayal
    • 13. A Matter of Honor
  • III. Overreach
    • 14. To Kill a Marriage
    • 15. Commanding the Blackshirts
    • 16. In the Grip of the Inquisition
    • 17. In War, Fullness
    • 18. In Love, Tribulations
    • 19. In Empire, Hollow Glory
  • IV. Fall
    • 20. The Rout
    • 21. Comeuppance
    • 22. Last Man Standing
    • 23. A Bearded Corpse
    • 24. I Suffer and I Wait
    • 25. Penance
  • Epilogue
  • Abbreviations for Notes
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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