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Mussolini"s Shadow

The Double Life of Count Galeazzo Ciano

by Ray Moseley

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: historical,
  • European history: from c 1900 -,
  • Italy - History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Europe,
  • Germany,
  • Italy,
  • Historical - General,
  • History & Theory - Radical Thought,
  • Political,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Political,
  • Ciano, Galeazzo,
  • Europe - Italy,
  • 1903-1944,
  • Biography,
  • Ciano, Galeazzo,,
  • Fascism,
  • Fascists,
  • History,
  • Statesmen,
  • conte,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9888965M
    ISBN 100300079176
    ISBN 109780300079173

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Mussolini’s Shadow peels away much of the mystery of the Fascist era, provides an eye-opening account of the ruling figures of Germany and Italy, and offers a close-up view of the daily workings of Mussolini’s regime.

Count Ciano’s story is that of a highly intelligent man―but one also frivolous, arrogant, and overbearing―whose short Cited by: 5. Mussolini’s Shadow peels away much of the mystery of the Fascist era, provides an eye-opening account of the ruling figures of Germany and Italy, and offers a close-up view of the daily workings of Mussolini’s regime.

Count Ciano’s story is that of a highly intelligent man—but one also frivolous, arrogant, and overbearing—whose short. Mussolini’s Shadow peels away much of the mystery of the Fascist era, provides an eye-opening account of the ruling figures of Germany and Italy, and offers a close-up view of the daily workings of Mussolini’s regime.

Count Ciano’s story is that of a highly intelligent man—but one also frivolous, arrogant, and overbearing—whose short Author: Ray Moseley. Married to Benito Mussolini’s favorite daughter Edda, young Count Galeazzo Ciano () became il Duce’s confidant, emissary, and heir apparent in the years preceding World War II.

Appointed foreign minister inCiano played a central role in the Axis partnership negotiations with Hitler and von Ribbentrop and masterminded Italy’s invasions of Albania and Greece.

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Although he could be both ruthless and opportunistic, Benito Mussolini was also driven by ideology and his desire to make Italy great. But conservative forces in the Italian establishment and factional warfare in his own fascist party were stumbling blocks to his policy, and ultimately Italy never became as fascist as Mussolini would have liked/5(2).

The book tells the story of Count Galeazzo Ciano, foreign minister of Italy inand son-in-law of Benito Mussolini. Moseley talks about his book Mussolini’s Shadow, published by Yale. He’s been dismissed as a buffoon, a small-time tyrant who ruled in the shadow of Hitler and Stalin.

But in the world of twentieth century dictators, Benito Mussolini was a pioneer. The book is too long and too disjointed to maintain any tension. The characters appearances at different times confused me, and there were too many of them to focus the novel on its main issue.

An interesting theme, but the plot was It was a period in history that I was unaware of; the treatment of gay men by the Fascists in Mussolini's Italy /5. His new book, “The Italian Executioners: The Genocide of the Jews of Italy,” takes aim at the prevailing view that his country was “outside the shadow of the Holocaust,” as another Italian Author: Gordon Haber.

Mussolinis Shadow: The Double Life of Count Galeazzo Ciano Ray Moseley, Author Yale University Press $52 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book. Some historians now believe that Mussolini’s death also influenced Adolf Hitler’s decision to commit suicide and have his body burned in the final days of World War II, though historian Hugh Author: Benjamin Soloway.

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Mussolini's shadow: the double life of Count Galeazzo Ciano. [Ray Moseley] -- "Married to Benito Mussolini's favorite daughter Edda, young Count Galeazzo Ciano () became il Duce's confidant, emissary, and heir apparent in the years preceding World War II. Appointed. Addeddate Identifier MyAutobiography Identifier-ark ark://t1pg4g07s Ocr ABBYY FineReader Pages Ppi Year   Synopsis This is a gripping biography of Italy's infamous dictator.

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“Mussolini’s Shadow” Get His Due. Indeed, According to Peter R. Black in his book, Ernst Kaltenbrunner: Ideological Soldier of the Third Reich, “At the last moment, Himmler and Kaltenbrunner lost their nerve and sought Hitler’s approval for ‘Conte.’ The dictator flew into a rage at this contemplated disobedience and threatened.

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Mussolini - A Disgraceful End. Video Rating: TV Video Duration: Hoping to escape to Austria, Mussolini was discovered and killed in. ByMussolini’s efforts to create an empire and turn the Mediterranean Sea into an Italian lake were in tatters, his military dreams in shreds.

He was now a second-rate political and military leader, the butt of jokes, and forced to exist under the shadow of Hitler. Maaza Mengiste was in Rome, doing research for her new novel, “The Shadow King,” when she found a picture taken in Ethiopia inwhen Italians invaded.

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Francesco is banished to the small island of San Domino at a time when Italy was run by biased, unforgiving forces. His past memories of his father mixed with his tumultuous feelings of what is right and wrong, and meeting an innocent girl desperate to escape the confines of an island life she is desperate to escape, leads to story of conflicting emotions of fear and rights.

Benito Mussolini's father, Alessandro Mussolini, was a blacksmith and a socialist, while his mother, Rosa (née Maltoni), was a devout Catholic schoolteacher. Given his father's political leanings, Mussolini was named Benito after liberal Mexican president Benito Juárez, while his middle names, Andrea and Amilcare, were for Italian socialists Born: Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini, 29 July.

Writing in Wallpaper, Owen Hatherley accompanies Oliviero Olivieri's photographic exploration of the Sardinian town of Arborea—a 'fascist new town' established on drained marshland in a process, he describes as a "clear colonisation within the Kingdom of Italy itself, where Sardinia was always somewhat apart, linguistically and culturally."The town's straight roads and unusual vernacular.

The Irish author Christine Dwyer Hickey achieved a breakthrough with her last book, Tatty, a finely crafted story that seemed part novel, part memoir, and was longlisted for the Orange prize.

Along with Hugo Hamilton's The Speckled People, it inaugurated a radically new Author: Alex Constantine. Benito Mussolini was born at Dovia di Predappio, Italy, on J The Mussolinis were a poor family who lived in a crowded two-bedroom apartment.

His father was a blacksmith and a follower of socialism (a system providing for the sharing of land and goods equally among all people); his mother taught elementary school.

Benito, although. Among the innovations of the book, is the attempt to consider on the same map the broad repressive effort that Italians enacted both on domestic territory and in Yugoslavia where over 5, people, many of them children and adolescents, were amassed in the camp of Rab and decimated in great numbers by hunger and illness.

The Shadow King A Novel (Book): Mengiste, Maaza: With the threat of Mussolinis army looming, recently orphaned Hirut struggles to adapt to her new life as a maid in Kidane and his wife Asters household.

Kidane, an officer in Emperor Haile Selassies army, rushes to mobilize his strongest men before the Italians invade. His initial kindness to Hirut shifts into a flinty cruelty when she. Benito Mussolini (bānē´tō mōōs-sōlē´nē), –, Italian dictator and leader of the Fascist movement.

Early Career His father, an ardent Socialist, was a blacksmith; his mother was a teacher. Mussolini taught briefly and lived (–4) in Switzerland to avoid military service. Looking for books by Benito Mussolini. See all books authored by Benito Mussolini, including My Autobiography/The Political & Social Doctrine of Fascism (Books on History, Political & Social Science), and La dottrina del fascismo, and more on   The Paperback of the Italian Days, Arabian Nights: Coming of Age in the Shadow of Mussolini by Vittorio Palumbo at Barnes & Noble.

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There are a few good biographies about Benito Mussolini but there are very few that are written in English, especially compared to Hitler or Stalin, as an example. But if I was going to recommend a couple of books about Mussolini that captured his. There are many rich ways to explore the topic and looks at Ray Mosley's Mussolini's Shadow or Dennis Mack Smith's biography of Mussolini are great additions.

Understanding how the fascist regime impacted the state and the world make for interesting questions and is something anyone studying World War II /5(34).Book Description: Fascism has traditionally been characterized as irrational and anti-intellectual, finding expression exclusively as a cluster of myths, emotions, instincts, and hatreds.

This intellectual history of Italian Fascism--the product of four decades of work by one of the leading experts on the subject in the English-speaking world.Benito Mussolini, Writer: Hundert Tage.

Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini was born in Predappio, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He was the son of Alessandro Mussolini, a socialist, and Rosa Maltoni, a devout Catholic schoolteacher.

InMussolini married Donna Rachele Guidi. Together, they had five children. On Octoat the age of 39, Mussolini became the Prime Minister of :