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The third Rome, 1922-1943 : the making of the fascist capital

Author: Aristotle A Kallis
Publisher: New York, NY ; Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Rome underwent a spectacular transformation under Fascist rule; a transformation that was visual and topographical but also deeply symbolic. The 'third Rome' that Mussolini envisioned and sought to realise in the 1920s and 1930s was partly a new city, expanding in all directions from the historic centre, and partly a new vision for an ideal city that emerged from within a cityscape forged across millennia of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aristotle A Kallis
ISBN: 9780230283992 0230283993 1137314036 9781137314031
OCLC Number: 871331393
Description: xiv, 324 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 23 cm
Contents: The Fascist Conquest of Rome --
2. Fascism and the City : Architecture and Urban Eutopia --
3. Fascism and Romanita : Framing the Ancient Imperial City --
4. Fascism and the "City of the Popes" --
5. The Fascist Layer (I) : The Quest for "Signature" Buildings --
6. The Fascist Layer (II) : Building for Grandeur and Necessity --
7. Fascism in Mostra : Exhibitions as Heterotopias --
8. Rome and the Dream of Fascist Universalism --
Responsibility: Aristotle Kallis, professor of Modern and Contemporary History, Lancaster University, UK.
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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  Read more...


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