The Beast Reawakens: Fascism's Resurgence from Hitler's Spymasters to Today's Neo-Nazi Groups and Right-Wing Extremists

The Beast Reawakens: Fascism's Resurgence from Hitler's Spymasters to Today's Neo-Nazi Groups and Right-Wing Extremists

by Martin A. Lee

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The Beast Reawakens: Fascism's Resurgence from Hitler's Spymasters to Today's Neo-Nazi Groups and Right-Wing Extremists by Martin A. Lee

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135281311
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/23/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 604
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Martin A. Lee is the co-author, with Norman Soloman, of Unreliable Sources: A Guide to Detecting Bias In News Media and the author of Acid Dreams: The CIA, LSD and the Sixties Rebellion. Interviewed as an expert on terrorism, espionage, and media issues, Lee has been a guest on CBS's 48 Hours, CNN's International Hour, CNBC, MSNBC, and NPR's Fresh Air. His articles have been published in numerous outlets including Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, Miami Herald, The Nation, Village Voice, Christian Science Monitor, San Francisco Chronicle, Baltimore Sun, Mother Jones, and Spin.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsxiii
Prefacexv
Introduction3
Part 1A Surfeit of Spies
Chapter 1Shifting Alliances15
Scarface15
Endgames18
A Critical Hiatus27
Gehlen's Gambit33
The U.S. Army's ODESSA File39
Chapter 2The Seesaw Strategy46
Hitler's Bodyguard46
Restoration52
Exile in Madrid58
Playing the Eastern Card63
The Spook Who Never Returned71
Golden Handcuffs77
Chapter 3Neo-Nazi Diaspora85
Wotan at the Funny Farm85
The Man with Many Aliases91
European Liberation Front97
Rumblings from Prague103
The Flying Ace109
Part 2Political Soldiers
Chapter 4The Swastika and the Crescent121
Coup d'Etat in Cairo121
A Mecca for Fascists126
Double-Agent Intrigue131
The Wrath of the Red Hand139
Trials and Tribulations147
Chapter 5Nostalgics and Revisionists155
Cult of the Inquisitor155
White Power Politics160
The China Option168
Flirting with the Left177
Twilight of the Idols183
Chapter 6A Gathering Storm191
Breaking a Taboo191
Armies of the Right199
New Right with an Old Twist208
Browns and Greens214
The Politics of Denial222
Before the Deluge231
Part 3Post-Cold War Fascism
Chapter 7Germany Reunited237
Catharsis237
Paramilitaries and Poison Gas245
Groomed to Be Fuhrer251
Cadre Building258
The Deutsche Mob264
Capitulation272
Chapter 8Shadow Over the East282
"Prussia Lives!"282
Territorial Imperative290
The Balkan Furnace296
Courting Mother Russia304
Here Come the National Bolsheviks311
Dreaming of a New Rapallo323
Chapter 9From the Margins to the Mainstream331
Playing with Fire331
Aryan Machinations337
The Road to Oklahoma City345
Onward Christian Patriots355
Pity the Poor Immigrant364
Fifty Years After374
Conclusion385
Notes395
Bibliography497
Index527

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An important book...The best-documented account of the fluctuating fortunes of the far rightin Europe and America in the late 20th century.

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The Beast Reawakens: Fascism's Resurgence from Hitler's Spymasters to Today's Neo-Nazi Games and Right-Wing Extremists 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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