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We have experienced what fascist rule is capable of.
The first chapter of Chang's book speaks of fashion: the aesthetic extensions of the body that threatened the fascist expectations of fecundity and motherhood.
At the first meeting of the Cabinet after the President took office in 1933, the financier and adviser to Roosevelt, Bernard Baruch, and Baruch's friend General Hugh Johnson, who was to become the head of the National Recovery Administration, came in with a copy of a book by Gentile, the Italian Fascist theoretician, for each member of the Cabinet, and we all read it with great care.
One will find within it a greater understanding of the historical processes that led to the fascist and socialist dictatorships that dominated much of Europe's twentieth century and how they contributed to some of the difficulties today.
A sexist attitude is also evident when the abhorrence of a fascist assault is apparently magnified by describing the victim as a 'female journalist' (p178).
Sternhell introduces a sober thought when he reminds us that "there are worse things than fascism" The Italian fascist regime before it was taken over by Nazi Germany killed "no more than a few dozen" opponents, and those were mostly assassinations that occurred outside Italy, probably without Mussolini's knowledge.
In the Arab peninsula Italy's strengthening position in the Red Sea and involvement in Yemen, where the Fascist state recruited soldiers, or askari, for the African campaigns, was the cause of much concern.
In the context of the above, fascist ideologies subtly and openly denigrate, demonise and attack the minorities and the weaker sections of their society.
Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP) national spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi made the allimportant revelation that Congress president Sonia Gandhi's father was an important officer in Italian dictator Benito Mussolini's army and that he was "hand- inglove with fascist leaders".
Mussolini's Dream Factory: Film Stardom in Fascist Italy
The Fascist Revolution in Italy: A Brief History with Documents.
Italy, one can safely say, is not entirely ashamed of its fascist past.