The Body of Il Duce

The Body of Il Duce

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A brilliant young historian follows the odyssey of Mussolini's body in an original exploration of the history and legacy of Italian Fascism

Bullet-ridden, spat on, butchered bloody: this was the fate of Il Duce, strung up beside his dead mistress in a Milan square, as reviled in death as he was adored in life. With Italy's defeat in World War II, the cult of Benito Mussolini's physical self was brought to its grotesque denouement by a frenzied, jeering crowd of thousands-one… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (October 21, 2014)

Collection: Metropolitan Books

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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