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Author Willson, Perry R

Title Peasant women and politics in Fascist Italy : the Massaie rurali / Perry Willson
Published London : Routledge, 2002

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 221 pages) : illustrations
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of plates; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Glossary of Italian terms and organizations; Map of Italy; Introduction; Peasant women, the rural world and the Fasci Femminili; Ladies in the field: women's farm education, the Unione delle Massaie della Campagna and Domus Rustica; 'An Extraordinary Thing': the National Fascist Federation of Massaie Rurali; 'Going to the People': the Massaie Rurali section of the Fasci Femminili; 'Into Every Farmhouse and Cottage': propaganda in print; 'Women with a Hundred Arms': the training programme
'At the Gates of Rome': the Sant'Alessio Training CollegeA Dopolavoro for rural women? radio, film and folklore; Recruiting for the nation: Why did three million join the Massaie Rurali?; Epilogue; Index
Summary This study is the first published history of the Massaie Rurali, the Fascist Party's section for peasant women, which, with three million members by 1943, became one of the largest of the regime's mass mobilizing organizations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Partito nazionale fascista (Italy). Sezione Massaie rurali -- History
SUBJECT Partito nazionale fascista (Italy). Sezione Massaie rurali fast
Subject Women peasants -- Political activity -- Italy -- History -- 20th century
Fascism and women -- Italy -- History -- 20th century
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- Political Parties.
Fascism and women
Women peasants -- Political activity
Italy
Genre/Form Electronic books
History
Form Electronic book
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