Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

The Italian Fascist Party in Power: A Study in Totalitarian Rule

Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. X, [2], 181, [1]pp. Original pictorial dust-jacket over red cloth with black lettering on spine. In this remarkable work, the author describes the functions of the Fascist party, explains how it was organized to perform its tasks, and discusses conflicts between the party and other power elements in the dictatorship. Germino reaches a conclusion contrary to that of most other scholars - that Fascist Italy was a full-fledged totalitarian state resembling Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia in political structure and ideological content. Moderate rubbing and slight soiling on dust-jacket. Dust-jacket in overall goo to good+, binding and interior in very good condition. vg. Item #32169

Price: $45.00

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