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Author Baxa, Paul, 1968-

Title Roads and ruins : the symbolic landscape of fascist Rome / Paul Baxa
Published Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, [2010]
©2010
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 232 pages)
Series Toronto Italian studies
Toronto Italian studies.
Contents Introduction: Rome and fascism -- The landscape of the war -- Roads to Rome: the Blackshirts and the città nemico -- Demolitions: de-familiarizing the Roman cityscape -- 'An uninterrupted racecourse': fascism's Roman roads -- The palazzo and the boulevard -- Resurrecting a pagan landscape -- Return of the Roman -- Conclusion: the cinematic city
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Antiquities -- Political aspects -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 20th century.
City planning -- Political aspects -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 20th century.
Fascism and culture -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 20th century.
Fascism -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 20th century.
Landscapes -- Political aspects -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 20th century.
Roads -- Political aspects -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 20th century.
Streets -- Political aspects -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 20th century.
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities, Roman.
Rome (Italy) -- History -- 1870-1945.
Rome (Italy) -- Politics and government -- 1870-1945.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442697377 (electronic bk.)
9781442697379 (electronic bk.)
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