The Oxford Handbook of Fascism

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The book is not designed to provide any final answers to the fascist problem and no quick definition emerges from its pages. Readers will rather find there historical debate. On appropriate occasions, the authors disagree with each other and have not been forced into any artificial 'consensus', offering readers the chance to engage with the debates over a phenomenon that, more than any other single factor, led humankind into the catastrophe of the Second World War.
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Overview

The book is not designed to provide any final answers to the fascist problem and no quick definition emerges from its pages. Readers will rather find there historical debate. On appropriate occasions, the authors disagree with each other and have not been forced into any artificial 'consensus', offering readers the chance to engage with the debates over a phenomenon that, more than any other single factor, led humankind into the catastrophe of the Second World War.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199594788
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 11/19/2010
  • Series: Oxford Handbooks Series
  • Pages: 640
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction R. J. B. Bosworth Bosworth, R. J. B. 1

Pt. I Ideas and Formative Experience

1 The Ideological Origins and Fascism before 1914 Kevin Passmore Passmore, Kevin 11

2 The First World War as Cultural Trauma Alan Kramer Kramer, Alan 32

3 The First World War as Totality Richard Bessel Bessel, Richard 52

4 The Aftermath of War Glenda Sluga Sluga, Glenda 70

Pt. II The First Fascist Nation

5 Squadrism Mimmo Franzinelli Franzinelli, Mimmo 91

6 Culture and Intellectuals Guido Bonsaver Bonsaver, Guido 109

7 The Peasant Experience under Italian Fascism Roger Absalom Absalom, Roger 127

8 Corporatism and the Economic Order Philip Morgan Morgan, Philip 150

9 Fascism and Catholicism J. F. Pollard Pollard, J. F. 166

10 Propaganda and Youth Patrizia Dogliani Dogliani, Patrizia 185

11 Women in Mussolini's Italy, 1922-1945 Perry Willson Willson, Perry 203

12 Crime and Repression Mauro Canali Canali, Mauro 221

13 Fascism and War Davide Rodogno Rodogno, Davide 239

14 Dictators, Strong or Weak? The Model of Benito Mussolini R. J. B. Bosworth Bosworth, R. J. B. 259

Pt. III The Nazi Comparison

15 State and Society: Italy and Germany Compared Gustavo Corni Corni, Gustavo 279

16 Race Robert S. C. Gordon Gordon, Robert S. C. 296

17 Diplomacy and World War: The (First) Axis of Evil H. James Burgwyn Burgwyn, H. James 317

Pt. IV Others

18 Communism: Fascism's 'Other'? Roger D. Markwick Markwick, Roger D. 339

19 Spain Mary Vincent Vincent, Mary 362

20 Hungary Mark Pittaway Pittaway, Mark 380

21 Romania Radu Ioanid Ioanid, Radu 398

22 Yugoslavia and its Successor States Marko Attila Hoare Hoare, Marko Attila 414

23 Austria Corinna Peniston-BirdPeniston-Bird, Corinna 434

24 The Netherlands Bob Moore Moore, Bob 453

25 Belgium Bruno De Wever De Wever, Bruno 470

26 Britain and its Empire Martin Pugh Pugh, Martin 489

27 France Joan Tumblety Tumblety, Joan 507

28 Japan Rikki Kersten Kersten, Rikki 526

Pt. V Reflection and Legacies

29 Comparisons and Definitions Robert O. Paxton Paxton, Robert O. 547

30 Memory and Representations of Fascism in Germany and Italy Nathan Stoltzfus Stoltzfus, Nathan R. J. B. Bosworth Bosworth, R. J. B. 566

31 Neo-fascism Anna Cento Bull Bull, Anna Cento 586

Index 606

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