Five bound volumes containing typescript transcripts of the Matteotti trial, 1924-1925, with photocopied pages from an article about the affair by Gaetano Salvernini, .
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- ReferenceGB 97 SR 1042
- Dates of Creation1924-1925
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialItalian
- Physical Description5 volumes
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Administrative / Biographical History
Giacomo Matteotti was an Italian socialist leader, who was assassinated by fascists in 1924. His death caused a public outcry and threatened to destroy Italian fascism, though the weakness of the parliament meant that, despite a judicial enquiry, the murderers went free and Mussolini himself remained unpunished. Folowing the incident, Mussolini gave up all attempts to work with Parliament, and took steps to create a totalitarian regime.
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Microfilm made available by Follet Preservation Microfilming Project, 1999. Films are held on open access in the Library (Archives MF 523-6).
Sources: Encyclopedia Britannica On-line. Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.
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[Given by Gaetano Salvernini].