The Jews in Fascist Italy : a history / Renzo De Felice ; preface by Michael A. Ledeen ; translated from Italian by Robert L. Miller ; notes and documents translated from the Italian by Kim Englehart

Author(s): De Felice, Renzo, 1929-
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Subjects: Italy--Ethnic relations
Jews--Italy--History--20th century
Antisemitism--Italy
Fascism--Italy
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Italian (translated from)
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st English ed
Published: New York : Enigma Books, c2001
Series: Biblioteca di cultura storica 68
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: xliv, 777 p.,[30] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments / Glossary of Abbreviations and Terms
Preface / Michael A. Ledeen
Introduction to the New Edition
Bibliographical Note
Author's Introduction 1987
I. The Italian Jews on the Eve of the Fascist Takeover
1. The Italian Jews 1
2. Racism, Anti-Semitism, and Anti-Zionism in Italy 21
3. The Fascist Attitude: Its Initial Contacts with the Jews 56
II. The Years of Adjustment: 1922-1932
4. A Difficult Beginning 69
5. Toward an Agreement 83
6. The New Establishment of the Jewish Communities 92
7. Palestine and Italian Public Opinion 99
III. In Hitler's Shadow: The Internal Contradictions of Fascism - 1933-1934
8. Hitler Takes Power: The Initial Consequences 107
9. The Italian Government and the German Anti-Semitic Measures 118
10. Anti-Semitism Threatens Italy 128
11. The Italian Jews React 138
IV. Fascist Foreign Policy and Zionism
12. Mussolini and Zionism 149
13. The First Phase: Prelude to War in Ethiopia 152
14. The Second Phase: The War in Ethiopia and Zionism 163
15. The Third Phase: Breaking Relations 169
V. The Crisis Deepens: 1935-1937
16. The War in Ethiopia 175
17. The Tripoli Incidents 183
18. The Growing Press Campaign Against the Jews 191
19. Repercussions on Italian Jewry 207
VI. The Preparation of the Anti-Semitic Measures January to November 1938
20. Mussolini's Position 219
21. Preparing Public Opinion 243
22. Fascist Party and Government Initiatives up to September 1938 260
23. The Project to Settle the Jews in Italian East Africa 270
24. Fascist Party and Government Initiatives up to November 1938 276
25. Italian Public Opinion 296
26. Italian Jewry and the First Anti-Semitic Measures 315
27. International Response 326
VII. Fascist Persecution
28. Anti-Semitic Legislation and Fascist Policy 331
29. The Implementation of the Anti-Semitic Laws 345
30. Fascist Propaganda and Public Opinion 367
31. The Foreign Ministry and the Armed Forces Overseas 387
32. The Jews, the Union of the Communities, and the DELASEM 403
33. The Jews and Anti-Fascism 418
VIII. The Last Act of the Tragedy: Nazi Extermination
34. The Badoglio Government 427
35. The Italian Social Republic-RSI 432
36. Hunting Down the Jews 448
Notes 473
Documents 611
Index 759
Alternate Title(s): Storia degli ebrei italiani sotto il fascismo.
Additional Authors: Miller, Robert L. (Robert Lawrence), 1945-
Notes: LCCN: 2001273071
ISBN: 1929631014
Includes bibliographical references and index
Translation of: Storia degli ebrei italiani sotto il fascismo
OCLC Number: 47707803
ISBN/ISSN: 1929631014