Architecture, Propaganda, and the Fascist Revolution

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


The transformation of Rome into Mussolini’s Rome required countless contracts for projects large and small. The regime, through the Governatorato, supervised building patronage on a grand scale. Indeed, Mussolini’s government acted in the same way throughout Italy. Much was at stake, both in terms of money and architectural style. A central question was: What style would win official recognition as the true “fascist” style?


Post Office Architectural Style Town Hall Social Security Administration Youth Organization 
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