Leo Pollini. Mussolini. Padre del Popolo Italiano. [Milan]: Ambrosiana Editoriale, ca. 1935.
Exhibit Image

A highly romanticized biography, with illustrations in color by the well-known Fascist artist Bruno da Osimo, and typical of books on Mussolini in this period. The author describes the Duce's early years and the circumstances that helped develop his character as a leader.

ITALIAN LIFE UNDER FASCISM: Selections from the Fry Collection
Exhibition in the Department of Special Collections
Memorial Library
University of Wisconsin-Madison
July through September 1998