This is a satirical booklet about the Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph I, intended to boost the morale of Italian soldiers. Cecco Beppe is a shortened version of the Italian form of Franz Joseph, Francesco Giuseppe.
Libretto umoristico sull'imperatore austriaco Francesco Giuseppe che aveva lo scopo di sostenere il morale delle truppe.
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- David Welch
Professor David Welch explores nations’ reliance on propaganda in World War One, with a focus on symbols and slogans of nationhood and patriotism.