The Third Rome, 1922-43: The Making of the Fascist Capital

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Palgrave Macmillan UK, Jan 1, 2014 - History - 324 pages
What kind of city was the Fascist 'third Rome'? Imagined and real, rooted in the past and announcing a new, 'revolutionary' future, Fascist Rome was imagined both as the ideal city and as the sacred centre of a universal political religion. Kallis explores this through a journey across the sites, monuments, and buildings of the fascist capital.

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Aristotle Kallis is Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at Lancaster University, UK. His research focuses on the study of European fascism/the extreme right, interwar modernism, and mass violence. His principal publications include Genocide and Fascism (2009), Nazi Propaganda in the Second World War (2005), and The Fascism Reader (2003).

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