The United States and Fascist Italy, 1922-1940

By David F. Schmitz

288 pp., 6 x 9

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-6589-7
    Published: January 2011
  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-3987-1
    Published: November 2017

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A comprehensive analysis of American foreign policy and Mussolini's Italy. Schmitz argues that the U.S. desire for order, interest in Open Door trade, and concern about left-wing revolution led American policymakers to welcome Mussolini's coming to power and to support fascism in Italy for most of the interwar period.

Originally published in 1988.

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