A Life of Resistance: Ada Prospero Marchesini Gobetti (1902-1968)

TitleA Life of Resistance: Ada Prospero Marchesini Gobetti (1902-1968)
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsAlano, Jomarie
Number of Pages328
PublisherBoydell & Brewer, University of Rochester Press
CityRochester, NY

Ada Gobetti spent the majority of her life fighting against the fascist beliefs in Italy. In this biography, Ada's efforts are highlighted through her lifetime resistance, the underground Giustizia e Libertà movement, and her founding of the Partito d'Azione political party. Her bravery encouraged other women to fight against the Germans, create a newspaper, and fight for equal rights within Italy. Gobetti's heroic actions are thoroughly described as she is characterized as one of the savior's of Italian women. 

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