Angelo Del Boca
Angelo Del Boca (23 May 1925 – 6 July 2021) was an Italian historian. He specialized in the study of the Italian Colonial Empire, and the involvement in Libya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Somalia during the first part of 20th century. Del Boca was the first post-WWII Italian scholar to devote himself extensively to the study of Fascist Italy's expansion in Africa, and to publish information on the crimes committed by the Italian army in Ethiopia and Libya during its period of Fascism and World War II. He was editor of the Anti-Fascist newspaper Il Giorno, and professor of Contemporary History in the University of Turin's Faculty of Political Science. He took part in the Italian resistance movement. In 2002 Del Boca received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Lucerne.
Del Boca died on 6 July 2021 at the age of 96.
- ???? La Nostra Africa
- 1963 La Scelta
- 1965 Fascism Today
- 1965 La Guerra d'Abissinia, 1935-1941 English translation The Ethiopian War 1935-1941
- 1995 Il Negus (biography of Hayla Sellase (Haile Selassie)); English translation The Negus, 2012 Arcada Books
- 1996 Il Gas di Mussolini
- 2007 A un passo dalla forca, Baldini Castoldi Dalai, Milan 2007
- 2009 La storia negata. Il revisionismo e il suo uso politico, published by Neri Pozza.
- 2005 Italiani, brava gente?
- "Una intervista di Anais Ginori ad Angelo Del Boca e una nota di Antonio Cassese su una turpe pagine di storia che l'Italia continua a rimuovere. Entrambi da la Repubblica del 23 maggio 2006". Archived from the original on 9 April 2007. Retrieved 14 May 2008.
- Italy-Libya: Historian del Boca, Censored by Those I Defended