Friday, December 20, 2019

FULL BOOK 441 pages The Routledge Companion to Fascism and the Far Right is an engaging and accessible guide to the origins of fascism, the main facets of far-right ideology, and the reality of fascist and far-right government around the world. In a clear and concise 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 and regimes in Latin America, Eastern Europe and the Far East. In a series of original essays, the authors explore the following aspects of fascism and the far right: . 
Roots and origins . Ideology . Attitudes to nation and race . Social policy . Economic thinking . Diplomacy and foreign policy . The practice of politics in government and opposition. 

Peter Davies is Senior Lecturer in European History at the University of Huddersfield. His books include The National Front in France (1999), France and the Second World War (2001) and The Extreme Right in France (2002). 

Derek Lynch is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Huddersfield. He is currently working on a book on radio broadcasting and propaganda in the twentieth century

List of maps vii
Acknowledgements ix
Note x
Introduction 1

Part I Fascism and the far right: The basics 13
Chronology 15
Background 34
Historiography 42
A–Z of historians 58
Maps 72

Part II Fascism and the far right: Themes 87
Roots and origins 89
Evolution of ideology 100
Nation and race 113
Civil society 126
The economy 139
Diplomacy and international relations 151
The practice of politics in government and opposition 167

Part III Fascism and the far right: Sources, names and terms 185
Guide to sources 187
Biography 195
Glossary 248
Guide to secondary reading 360
Notes 386
Bibliography 398

Index 404



Ur-Fascism can come back under the most innocent of disguises. Our duty is to uncover it and to point our finger at any of its new instances—every day, in every part of the world. Umberto Eco, “Ur-Fascism”

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