LIBERAL SOCIALISM by Carlo Rosselli, ed. Nadia Urbinati, and trans. William McCuaig. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. pp. + lxv. Carlo Rosselli . In Defense of Liberal Socialism: Carlo. Rosselli s Legacy. STANISLAO G. PUGLIESE. Hofstra University. Those familiar with the golden age of Italian cinema will. In the history of reformist socialism, the antifascist socialist activist Carlo Rosselli ( ) occupies a singular place. He was indeed the theorist of a “liberal.

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On 9 June the two were killed by a group of ” cagoulards “, militants of the ” Cagoule “, a French fascist groupwith archival documents implicating Mussolini’s regime in authorizing the murder. His mother, Amelia Pincherle Rosselli, had been active in republican politics and thought and had participated in the unification of Italy.

This stands in contrast to Leninist tactics, in which these rules, once power is taken, must be set aside. Undoubtedly the influence of the British labour movement, which he knew well, is visible.

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Carlo Rosselli

In he was taken to Florence with his mother and siblings. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. University of Massachusetts Press. Spainthey wrote, seems the destiny of all fascist states.

Rosselli was born in Rome to a wealthy Tuscan Jewish family.

After the advent of Nazism in Germanythe paper began to call for insurgency, revolutionary action, and military action in order to stop the Italian and German regimes before they plunge Europe into a tragic war. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? It was in this period that he became a socialistsympathetic to the reformist ideas of Filippo Turatiin contrast to that revolutionary thinking of Giacinto Menotti Serrati.


But it contained also a shattering attack on the Stalinism of the Third Internationalwhich had, with the derisive formula of “socialfascism”, lumped together social democracybourgeois liberalism and fascism. Related libreal in Google Scholar.

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. During the First World War he joined the Italian armed forces and fought in the alpine campaign, rising to rossflli rank of second lieutenant. Article PDF first page preview. Most users should sign in with their email address. In he graduated with a degree in political sciences from the University of Florence with a thesis titled: Later he undertook a law degree that he would pursue in Turin and Milanwhere he met Luigi Einaudi and Piero Gobetti.

GL various numbers of the review and the notebooks omonimi with cadence weekly magazine and salary and was active in the organization of various spectacular actions, notable among which was the flight over Milan of Bassanesi Ernesto Rossi left the country for Francefollowed by Salvemini.

Rosselli helped lead the Italian anti-fascist supporters of the republican forcescriticizing the neutrality policy of France and Britain, especially as Italy and Germany sent arms and troops in support of the rebels.

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If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Writing in his final years, Rosselli became more radical in his libertarian positions, defending the social organization of the CNT-FAI he had seen in Anarchist Catalonia and Barcelona during the civil war, and informed by the rise of Nazi Germany. Journal of Contemporary History.

While Pertini followed Turati to France, Parri and Rosselli were captured and convicted for their roles in Turati’s escape and sentenced to a period of confinement on the island of Lipari Socialist Heretic and Antifascist Exile.

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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Carlo Rosselli. It was not surprising, therefore, when one of the most important Italian Communists, Togliattidefined “liberal Socialism” “libellous anti-socialism” and Rosselli “a reactionary ideologue who has nothing to do with the working class”. You do not currently have access to this article. The book was at once a passionate critique of Marxisma creative synthesis of the democratic socialist revisionism Bernstein, Turati and Treves and of classical Italian Liberalism Benedetto Croce[2] Francisco Liberall Merlino and Gaetano Salvemini.

He developed a theory of reformistnon- Marxist socialism inspired by the British Labour movement that he described as ” liberal socialism “.