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The Pope and Mussolini

The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe
Kertzer, David I. (Book - 2014 )
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Analyzes the relationship between Pius XI and the notorious Italian dictator, tracing how after coming into power in the same year they forged covert ties to one another to consolidate power and pursue political goals.
Authors: Kertzer, David I., 1948-
Title: The Pope and Mussolini
the secret history of Pius XI and the rise of Fascism in Europe
Publisher: New York :, Random House,, [2014]
Edition: First edition.
Characteristics: xxxiii, 549 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,25 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: Rome, 1939
The Pope and the dictator. A new pope ; The march on Rome ; The fatal embrace ; Born to command ; Rising from the tomb ; The dictatorship ; Assassins, pederasts, and spies ; The pact
Enemies in common. The savior ; Eating an artichoke ; The return of the native son ; Cardinal Pacelli hangs on ; Mussolini is always right ; The Protestant enemy and the Jews ; Hitler, Mussolini, and the Pope ; Crossing the border ; Enemies in common ; Dreams of glory
Mussolini, Hitler, and the Jews. Attacking Hitler ; Viva Il Duce! ; Hitler in Rome ; A surprising mission ; The secret deal ; The racial laws ; The final battle ; Faith in the King ; A convenient death ; A dark cloud lifts ; Heading toward disaster.
Summary: Analyzes the relationship between Pius XI and the notorious Italian dictator, tracing how after coming into power in the same year they forged covert ties to one another to consolidate power and pursue political goals.
Local Note: 15 18 27 35 53 79 109 112 118 133 148 152 172 173 175 216 231 250
ISBN: 9780812993462
0812993462
Statement of Responsibility: David I. Kertzer
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 499-510) and index.
Subject Headings: Pius XI, Pope, 1857-1939. Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945. Fascism and the Catholic Church Italy.
Topical Term: Fascism and the Catholic Church
LCCN: 2013019402
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