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Giulia Albanese

Giulia Albanese is Associate Professor of Contemporary History, State University of Padua. Her researches focus mainly on the origins of fascism, political violence and authoritarian cultures. Among her publications are: Alle origini del fascismo. La violenza politica a Venezia 1919-1922 (Padova, Il Poligrafo 2001); La marcia su Roma (Roma-Bari, Laterza 2006) and In the society of Fascists: Acclamation, Acquiescience and Agency in Mussolini’s Italy, edited volume with Roberta Pergher (New York, Palgrave Macmillan 2012).

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When on 28 October 1922, the Fascists seized power following the March on Rome, most Italian liberals thought it to be simply a theatrical change of regime, and that soon enough the experience of government would normalise the political movement founded by Benito Mussolini.