A History of Fascism, 19141945, Stanley G.  Payne
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A History of Fascism, 19141945

Author: Stanley G. Payne

Narrator: Michael Kramer

Unabridged: 20 hr 24 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 03/27/2018

Genre: History - Military - World War I

Synopsis

Focusing mostly on Italy and Germany but also considering Spain, Romania, Japan, and movements in other countries, Payne (history, U. of Wisconsin) describes fascism as revolutionary ultranationalism based on national rebirth, extreme elitism, mass mobilization, and the promotion of violence and military virtues. He also suggests that the early Russian communists borrowed many techniques from fascism, and that though we are fairly well inoculated against fascism itself, the values it represents could still emerge in new forms.

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