Mussolini's Cultural Revolution: Fascist or Nationalist?

  title={Mussolini's Cultural Revolution: Fascist or Nationalist?},
  author={P. V. Cannistraro},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  pages={115 - 139}
  • P. V. Cannistraro
  • Published 1972
  • History
  • Journal of Contemporary History
  • Scholarly discussion about the nature of fascism in Italy began almost simultaneously with the appearance of Mussolini’s first Fascio di Combattimento in March igig. Over the years scholars have produced a prodigious body of literature on the subject that reflects a wide range of diverse methods and interpretations. In the past decade researchers have begun to advance beyond the usual political and economic analyses to explore such problems as the ideological, social, and cultural basis of… CONTINUE READING
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      Fronte all'arte (Florence I943), I0. 67 Speech to the second congress of the Istituti Nazionali Fascisti di Cultura
        I922-43), b. 242/R, 'Il Gran Consiglio
          Mussolini's speech to the Union of Professionals and Artists
          • Opera Omnia di Benito Mussolini, XXV (Florence I958), I30. See also 'Funzione degl' intellettuali', Critica Fascista, I March I943, I03, and Francesco Tropeano, 'Italianit&agrave
          The same policy was followed with regard to Germans living in the Alto Adige. See D. I. Rusinow, Italy's Austrian Heritage I9I9-I946
          • Clarificazione del termine razza italiana', MCP, b. I30, 'Propaganda razziale in Italia'. On the African aspect see the memo to Mussolini of 24 July I938, MCP, b. 7, 77
          Undated manuscript [I932] by Di Marzio with an outline of a 'study on the artist in the political life of the nation