The Routledge Companion to Fascism and the Far Right

The Routledge Companion to Fascism and the Far Right

by Peter Davies, Derek Lynch
     
 

The Routledge Companion to Fascism and the Far Right is an engaging and accessible guide to the origins of fascism, the main facets of the ideology and the reality of fascist government around the world. In a clear and simple manner, this book illustrates the main features of the subject using chronologies, maps, glossaries and biographies of key

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The Routledge Companion to Fascism and the Far Right is an engaging and accessible guide to the origins of fascism, the main facets of the ideology and the reality of fascist government around the world. In a clear and simple manner, this book illustrates the main features of the subject using chronologies, maps, glossaries and biographies of key individuals.

As well as the key examples of Hitler's Germany and Mussolini's Italy, this book also draws on extreme right-wing movements in Latin America, Eastern Europe and the Far East.

In a series of original essays, the authors explain the complex topics including:

  • the roots of fascism
  • fascist ideology
  • fascism in government and opposition
  • nation and race in fascism
  • fascism and society
  • fascism and economics
  • fascism and diplomacy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415214940
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

List of maps
Acknowledgements
Note
Introduction1
Pt. IFascism and the far right: The basics13
Chronology15
Background34
Historiography42
A-Z of historians58
Maps72
Pt. IIFascism and the far right: Themes87
Roots and origins89
Evolution of ideology100
Nation and race113
Civil society126
The economy139
Diplomacy and international relations151
The practice of politics in government and opposition167
Pt. IIIFascism and the far right: Sources, names and terms185
Guide to sources187
Biography195
Glossary248
Guide to secondary reading360
Notes386
Bibliography398
Index404

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