A History of Fascism, 1914-1945

A History of Fascism, 1914-1945

Stanley G. Payne

A heritage of Fascism is a useful sourcebook, delivering an extraordinary mixture of special info and considerate research. it's a masterpiece of comparative background, for the comparisons improve our figuring out of every a part of the total. The time period ‘fascist,’ used so freely nowadays as a pejorative epithet that has approximately misplaced its that means, is strictly outlined, conscientiously utilized and elegantly defined. The research successfully restores the size of evil.”—Susan Zuccotti, The Nation

“A magisterial, thoroughly obtainable, attractive research. . . . Payne defines fascism as a kind of ultranationalism espousing a fantasy of nationwide rebirth and marked via severe elitism, mobilization of the loads, exaltation of hierarchy and subordination, oppression of girls and an include of violence and struggle as virtues.”—Publishers Weekly

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