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A Pact with Vichy: Angelo Tasca from Italian Socialism to French Collaboration

Emanuel Rota

Abstract

Angelo Tasca, a pivotal figure in the political history of twentieth-century Italy, and indeed the history of Europe, is frequently overshadowed by his Fascist opponent Benito Mussolini or his Socialist and Communist colleagues (Antonio Gramsci and Palmiro Togliatti). Yet, as this biography reveals, Tasca—also known as Serra, A. Rossi, André Leroux, and XX—was in fact a key political player in the first half of the twentieth century and an ill-fated representative of the age of political extremes he helped to create. In this book, readers meet the Italian intellect and politician with fresh ey ... More

Keywords: Angelo Tasca, Italy, Europe, Benito Mussolini, Vichy regime, fascism, Stalinism, political history, Italian Communist Party, Nazism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780823245642
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823245642.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Emanuel Rota, author
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign