The early twentieth century in Italy was a crucial period in its history. Mussolini and Fascism surveys all the important issues and topics of the period including the origins and rise of Fascism, Mussolini as Prime Minister and Dictator, the Totalitarian state, foreign policy and the Second World War. It also examines how Italian Fascism compared to other inter-war dictatorships.
Patricia Knight is a Senior Lecturer at City and Islington College where she has taught GCSE and A Level History. Her publications include The Spanish Civil War (1998).