Sawdust Caesar: The Untold History of Mussolini and Fascism
by George Seldes
Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers 1935
Number of pages: 485
To understand Fascism it is necessary to know its suppressed history and the mind and actions of its spiritual father, and it is the purpose of this book to present documented facts, to the best of the author's ability, as objectively as possible, so that the reader can comprehend the origins of Fascism in Italy.
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