Blinkhorn, Martin.

Fascism and the Right in Europe 1919-1945. - Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014. - 1 online resource (201 p.) - eBooks on Demand Seminar Studies . - Seminar Studies .

Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Introduction to the Series; Note on Referencing System; Author's Acknowledgements; Publisher's Acknowledgements; Maps; PART ONE: BACKGROUND; 1. PROBLEMS OF STUDYING FASCISM; 2. FORETASTES OF FASCISM IN PRE-1914 EUROPE; European Liberalism at the Crossroads; Critics and Critiques of Liberalism; The 'New Right', 1880-1914; PART TWO: ANALYSIS; 3. INTERWAR EUROPE IN CRISIS; Economic Turbulence and Social Conflict; States, Nations and Peoples; Democracy in Difficulties; 4. FASCIST AND RIGHT-WING MOVEMENTS, 1919-1939 The Italian Model: The Fascist Movement and Party, 1919-1925The German Variant: The NSDAP, 1919-1933; The Fascist Contagion; Fascism in Central and Eastern Europe; Fascism and Catholicism in Spain and Portugal; Unsuccessful Fascism in the Democracies of Northwestern Europe; 5. FASCIST AND RIGHT-WING REGIMES; The Classic Case: Fascist Italy, 1925-1943; The Extreme Case: The Third Reich, 1933-1945; Authoritarian Regimes in Interwar Europe; War, Collaboration and the 'New European Order', 1939-1945; 6. THEORIES AND INTERPRETATIONS; Marxists, Fascism, and Capitalism in Crisis Fascism and ModernizationFascism, Moral Crisis, and Psychosis; Fascism and Totalitarianism; A Revolution of the Right?; PART THREE CONCLUSIONS; 7. UNDERSTANDING FASCISM; A Historian's View; Neo-fascism and 'Post-fascism': Some Turn-of-the-century Reflections; 8. APPENDIX: FASCISM, A TEMPLATE; PART FOUR: DOCUMENTS; Chronology; Glossary; Who's Who; Bibliography; Index

This new text places interwar European fascism squarely in its historical context and analyses its relationship with other right wing, authoritarian movements and regimes. Beginning with the ideological roots of fascism in pre-1914 Europe, Martin Blinkhorn turns to the problem-torn Europe of 1919 to 1939 in order to explain why fascism emerged and why, in some settings, it flourished while in others it did not. In doing so he considers not just the ''major'' fascist movements and regimes of Italy and Germany but the entire range of fascist and authoritarian ideas, movements and regimes present

9781317898047 193.42 (NL),161.19 (3U)

Europe -- Politics and government -- 1918-1945.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Fascism -- Europe.
Jews -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
National socialism -- Europe.
Nationalism -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.

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