Under Mussolini S Leadership, Fascist Italy Sought To Increase Its Influence In The Middle East This Book Examines The Motivations Behind Italy S Policy, The Diverse Methods It Employed And The Reasons Why Italian Efforts Ultimately Failed By Looking At Foreign, Colonial, Cultural And Military Policies, Fascist Italy And The Middle East Provides A New And Challenging Interpretation Of The Ambitions And Contradictions Of Mussolini S Italy It Analyzes The Intricate Relations Between The Ideological, Political, Strategic And Religious Interests That Guided The Fascist Regime S Dealings With This Region And Looks At How Italian Policies Were Propagated And Received By Middle Eastern Societies It Also Uncovers For The First Time The Grandiose Plans That Were Prepared In The Summer Of 1940 For Fascist Territorial Expansion In Africa And The Middle East.
- 296 pages
- Fascist Italy and the Middle East, 1933-40
- Nir Arielli
- 01 October 2019 Nir Arielli