Sports, Education, and the New Italians

  • Borden W. PainterJr.
Part of the Italian and Italian American Studies book series (IIAS)


Mussolini promised to bring about a fascist revolution that would produce a new and powerful Italy led by a new breed of Italian men, who would be physically fit, imbued with a martial spirit, disciplined, and always ready to fight and, if necessary, die for fascism and the fatherland. Women supported the men as wives and mothers but also participated in sports, physical training and a thoroughly fascist education. Fascism came to power as a youth movement and promised that through youth a new Italy would emerge.


Youth Group Summer Camp Historic Center Classical High School Ample Space 
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