Mussolini's Greek Island (Paperback)

Sheila Lecoeur

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A powerful and unique study of the realities and long-term impact of occupation, "Mussolini's Greek Island" reveals the Italian dictator's imperial vision, the mechanisms of Italian occupation and its tragic consequences. The small island of Syros is a vital entry-point illuminating Italian imperialism - its ethos, fascist connection, pretension and administrative achievements, marred by famine. Here Lecoeur examines the devastating effects of war and occupation on the local community - starvation, corruption and survival - and, drawing on local archives and interviews with survivors, offers new insight into this crucial but little known episode. Enriching our understanding of Mussolini's hegemonic visions and the mechanisms of occupation, a key issue of our times, this path-breaking book will appeal to scholars of fascism, World War II and military occupation in general.


Product Details

  • Product code: AZQYF
  • ISBN: 9781780769899
  • Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd.
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 21.7cm x 13.8cm
  • Pages: 272
  • Publish date: Fri Jan 30 00:00:00 GMT 2015
  • Book points: 20

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