Fascism: The 'fascist epoch'
Roger Griffin, Matthew Feldman
Taylor & Francis, 2004 - Political Science - 464 pages
The nature of 'fascism' has been hotly contested by scholars since the term was first coined by Mussolini in 1919. However, for the first time since Italian fascism appeared there is now a significant degree of consensus amongst scholars about how to approach the generic term, namely as a revolutionary form of ultra-nationalism. Seen from this perspective, all forms of fascism have three common features: anticonservatism, a myth of ethnic or national renewal and a conception of a nation in crisis. This collection includes articles that show this new consensus, which is inevitably contested, as well as making available material which relates to aspects of fascism independently of any sort of consensus and also covering fascism of the inter and post-war periods.This is a comprehensive selection of texts, reflecting both the extreme multi-faceted nature of fascism as a phenomenon and the extraordinary divergence of interpretations of fascism.
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Italy Fascism in power the totalitarian experiment
Germany The essence of Nazism form of fascism brand of totalitarianism or unique phenomenon?
Fascisms under authoritarian conservatism
Portugal National Syndicalism and international fascism
Spain Conclusion to Fascism in Spain 19231977
Hungary Extract from Hungary
Romania Extract from Characteristics of Rumanian fascism
Fascisms under liberalism
Nazioccupied France Vichy and Fascism
Ireland Extract from Connections with fascism
Fascism in Latin America
Brazil Extract from Fascism and authoritarianism in Brazil under Vargas 19301945
Chile A case of nonEuropean fascism Chilean National Socialism in the 1930s
Argentina The fascist and populist syndromes in the Argentine revolution of the right
Fascism in Africa Asia and the USA
South Africa The Berlin connection
Great Britain The blackshirted utopians
Finland Extract from From white to blueandblack Finnish fascism in the interwar era
Sweden Swedish fascism why bother?
France The Croix de Feu Bonapartism national populism or fascism?
China Blue Shirts Nationalists and nationalism fascism in 1930s China
Japan Japanese fascism and the Tenno imperial state
Japan Fascism from below? A comparative perspective on the Japanese right 19311936
USA Extracts from The Coming American Fascism
action activities Afrikaner anti-Semitic Argentine army Arrow Cross authoritarian became Blueshirts capitalism Chiang Chile Chilean Nacism communism Communist concept conservative Constantin Noica created crisis Croix de Feu cultural Cumann na nGaedheal democracy dictatorship economic elections elite Europe European fascism Falange fascist movements Fascist Party Fine Gael force France Gael German Gonzalez von Marees groups Hitler Ibid ideas ideology imperial important integralist integration intellectual Italian fascism Italy Japanese Japanese fascism Jews Lapua Movement leader leadership Legion legionnaires liberal London mass ment military Minister mobilization modern Mosley Mussolini National Socialism National Socialist nationalist Nazi Nazism O'Duffy officers organisation organization parliamentary populist Porunca Vremii propaganda radical right revolution revolutionary rightist Rocque Roger Griffin role Rumanian Salgado Shirts society Spain Sweden Swedish fascism Szalasi theory tion totalitarian traditional Union utopia Vichy violence workers youth
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