"Fascism" is a word that is being thrown around a lot in American politics today, and it's history should be a guide for our conversations in the present. This reference source and guide will help you understand Fascism in America. Fascism is a form of radical authoritarian nationalism that came to prominence in early 20th-century Europe. The first fascist movements emerged in Italy during World War I, before it spread to other European countries. Opposed to liberalism, Marxism, and anarchism, fascism is usually placed on the far-right within the traditional left-right spectrum.
Fascism has influenced many people and ideologies. This comprehensive overview & reference source covers the history of fascism, and it's presence in the United States. It discusses many contemporary examples, groups & individuals who have flirted with this dangerous ideology.