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The Body Of Il Duce

Mussolini's Corpse And The Fortunes Of Italy

by Sergio A. Luzzatto and Frederika T. Randall

Hardcover, 258 pages, Henry Holt & Co, List Price: $26 |

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Title
The Body Of Il Duce
Subtitle
Mussolini's Corpse And The Fortunes Of Italy
Author
Sergio A. Luzzatto and Frederika T. Randall

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Book Summary

Examines the legacy of Italian fascism, discussing how Mussolini's execution, the display of his corpse, and his body's subsequent burial, concealment, and eventual enshrinement reflected the nation's struggle to become a republic.