Fascism: Comparison and Definition

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University of Wisconsin Press, Mar 15, 1983 - History - 242 pages
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“An impressive review of reputed fascist movements, at once setting them apart from other authoritarian nationalist organizations and bringing them together within a qualified generic category.  Running throughout the volume, and valuable to readers at every level, is a careful critique of the major debates that divide scholars on this most unintelligible ‘ism’ of them all.  Payne precisely defines issues, cites the best literature in the major European languages, and offers with moderation and intelligence his own conclusions on the question.”—Gilbert Allardyce, American Historical Review

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Stanley G. Payne is the Hilldale–Jaume Vicens Vives Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. His many other books include The Franco Regime: 1936–1975 and Spain's First Democracy: The Second Republic, 1931–1936, both published by the University of Wisconsin Press.

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