Mussolini's colonial race laws and state-settler relations in Africa Orientale Italiana (1935-41)

@article{Barrera2003MussolinisCR,
  title={Mussolini's colonial race laws and state-settler relations in Africa Orientale Italiana (1935-41)},
  author={Giulia Barrera},
  journal={Journal of Modern Italian Studies},
  year={2003},
  volume={8},
  pages={425 - 443}
}
  • Giulia Barrera
  • Published 1 January 2003
  • History
  • Journal of Modern Italian Studies
Abstract Why in Mussolini's empire were relations between colonizers and colonized regulated by the government in Rome? The reason is not to be sought in the supposed tendency of Italians to fraternize with Africans but rather in the totalitarian nature of the regime and the rapidity with which the empire was populated. In a few years tens of thousands of Italians emigrated to Africa Orientale Italiana (AOI); the informal elaboration of common standards of behaviour on the part of colonists… 
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