Enciclopedia Italiana
The Enciclopedia Italiana di scienze, lettere ed arti ("Italian Encyclopaedia of Science, Letters, and Arts"), is an Italian encyclopedia, generally regarded as the most authoritative of that language. The publication Encyclopaedias: Their History Throughout The Ages regards it as one of the greatest encyclopedias, along with the Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition
Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition
The Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition is a 29-volume reference work, an edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica. It was developed during the encyclopaedia's transition from a British to an American publication. Some of its articles were written by the best-known scholars of the time...

 and the Spanish Enciclopedia universal ilustrada europeo-americana
Enciclopedia universal ilustrada europeo-americana
The Enciclopedia universal ilustrada europeo-americana is a Spanish encyclopedia comprising 72 volumes published from 1908 to 1930 plus a ten-volume appendix published 1930-1933...


The encyclopedia is often known as Enciclopedia Treccani, for its developer Giovanni Treccani.
The first edition was published serially between 1925 and 1936. In all, 35 volumes were published, plus one index volume. The set contained 60,000 articles and 50 million words. Each volume is approximately 1015 pages, and 26 supplementary volumes were published between 1938 and 2006.

Most articles of the work are signed with the initials of the author. An essay credited to Benito Mussolini
Benito Mussolini
Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini was an Italian politician who led the National Fascist Party and is credited with being one of the key figures in the creation of Fascism....

 entitled "The Doctrine of Fascism" was included in the 1932 edition of the Enciclopedia Italiana, although it was likely ghost-written by Giovanni Gentile
Giovanni Gentile
Giovanni Gentile was an Italian neo-Hegelian Idealist philosopher, a peer of Benedetto Croce. He described himself as 'the philosopher of Fascism', and ghostwrote A Doctrine of Fascism for Benito Mussolini. He also devised his own system of philosophy, Actual Idealism.- Life and thought :Giovanni...

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