Fascism Outside Europe: The European Impulse Against Domestic Conditions in the Diffusion of Global Fascism

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This volume focuses on the roots and evolution of fascism in the twentieth century and on the impact of European fascism on the evolution of fascism outside Europe. The twenty studies by leading specialists on fascism address the fascist phenomenon, the spread of fascism from Europe, and specific case studies in Asia, Australia, the Middle East, South Africa, Latin America, Canada, and the United States.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780880339889
  • Publisher: East European Monographs
  • Publication date: 1/2/2002
  • Series: EEM Social Science Monographs Series
  • Pages: 750
  • Product dimensions: 5.94 (w) x 8.82 (h) x 1.97 (d)

Meet the Author

Stein Ugelvik Larsen is professor of political science at the University of Bergen in Norway.

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Table of Contents

Preface 9
The Fascist Phenomenon
1 Universal fascism? Approaches and Definitions 15
2 Caught in its own Net: Post-war fascism outside Europe 46
The Spread of Fascism from Europe
3 The Diffusion of German Nazism 71
4 I Fasci Italiani All'Estero. The 'Foreign Policy' of the fascist party 95
5 Francoist Spain and Latin America, 1936-1953 116
6 "Portugal is here too!" Salazarism and the Portuguese Community in Brazil 153
Fascism in Asia and Australia
7 Fascism from Above? Japan's Kakushin right in Comparative Perspective 183
8 Images and Realities of Chinese fascism 233
9 Fascism in Interwar Australia 269
10 The Swastika among the Coconuts: Nazism in New Guinea in the 1930's 287
The Influence of Fascism in the Middle East
11 Kemalist Authoritarianism and fascist Trends in Turkey during the Interwar Period 313
12 The Failure of fascism in Jewish Palestine 1935-1948 362
13 Periphery and Youth: Fascist Italy and the Middle East 393
Nazism in South Africa
14 Fascism, Nazism, Nationalism and the Foundation of Apartheid Ideology 427
Fascism in Latin America
15 Fascism and Authoritarianism in Brazil under Vargas (1930-1945) 469
16 The fascist and Populist Syndromes in the Argentine Revolution of the Right 529
17 Was there fascism in Chile? The Movimiento Nacional Socialista in the 1930's 561
18 Mexico 1920's-1940's: Revolutionary Government, Reactionary Politics 593
Fascism and Nazism in Canada and USA
19 Depression Era, fascism and Nazism in the United States and Canada: Threat to Democracy or Theater of the Absurd? 635
The Global Perspective on Fascism
20 Was there Fascism outside Europe? Diffusion from Europe and domestic impulses 705
Presentation of authors 819
Index 825
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