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Fascism & Nazism

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Nazism across Borders The Social Policies of the Third Reich and their Global Appeal

Nazism across Borders The Social Policies of the Third Reich and their Global Appeal

Nazism across Borders argues that Nazi social policies were part of transnational exchanges and processes. Beyond territorial conquest, the Nazis planned to export and internationalize their version of welfare, and promoted a new kind of internationalism, pitched as a superior alternative to its liberal and Communist contenders. Since the late nineteenth century, the 'German social model' had established itself as a powerful route for escaping from the precarious conditions associated with wage work. The Nazis capitalized on this reputation, continuing some elements, but also added new measures, mainly to pursue their antisemitic, racist, and highly aggressive goals. The contributions in this collection shed new light on the complex ways in which German and Nazi ideas were received and negotiated by non-German actors and groups around the world before the Second World War. Why were they interested in what was going on in Germany? To what extent did Nazi policies emulate programmes elsewhere (for example, in Fascist Italy), and where did they serve as role models? Nazi social policies, we argue, were a benchmark that societies as diverse as Japan, Norway, and the United States considered in making their own choices. Nazism across Borders breaks new ground for the history of the Second World War and 'Hitler's empire' in Europe. How did the Nazis export their ideas when they finally occupied large swaths of the continent and what was the role of non-German actors? What were the links to the better-known stories of exploitation of lands, resources, and peoples?

The Coming of the American Behemoth The Origins of Fascism in the United States, 1920 -1940

The Coming of the American Behemoth The Origins of Fascism in the United States, 1920 -1940

Author: Michael Joseph Roberto Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/10/2018

Most people in the United States have been trained to recognize fascism in movements such as Germany's Third Reich or Italy's National Fascist Party, where charismatic demagogues manipulate incensed, vengeful masses. We rarely think of fascism as linked to the essence of monopoly-finance capitalism, operating under the guise of American free-enterprise. But, as Michael Joseph Roberto argues, this is exactly where fascism's embryonic forms began gestating in the United States, during the so-called prosperous 1920s and the Great Depression of the following decade. Drawing from a range of authors who wrote during the 1930s and early 1940s, Roberto examines how the driving force of American fascism comes, not from reactionary movements below, but from the top, namely, Big Business and the power of finance capital. More subtle than its earlier European counterparts, writes Roberto, fascist America's racist, top-down quashing of individual liberties masqueraded as real democracy, upholding the Constitution, and the pressure to be 100 Percent American. The Coming of the American Behemoth is intended as a primer, to forge much-needed discourse on the nature of fascism, and its particular forms within the United States. The book focuses on the role of the capital-labor relationship during the period between the two World Wars, when the United States became the epicenter of the world-capitalist system. Concentrating on specific processes, which he characterizes as terrorist and non-terrorist alike, Roberto argues that the interwar period was a fertile time for the incubation of a protean form of tyranny - a fascist behemoth in the making, whose emergence has been ignored or dismissed by mainstream historians. This book is a necessity for anyone who fears America tipping ever closer, in this era of Trump, to full-blown fascism.

The Coming of the American Behemoth The Origins of Fascism in the United States, 1920 -1940

The Coming of the American Behemoth The Origins of Fascism in the United States, 1920 -1940

Author: Michael Joseph Roberto Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/10/2018

Most people in the United States have been trained to recognize fascism in movements such as Germany's Third Reich or Italy's National Fascist Party, where charismatic demagogues manipulate incensed, vengeful masses. We rarely think of fascism as linked to the essence of monopoly-finance capitalism, operating under the guise of American free-enterprise. But, as Michael Joseph Roberto argues, this is exactly where fascism's embryonic forms began gestating in the United States, during the so-called prosperous 1920s and the Great Depression of the following decade. Drawing from a range of authors who wrote during the 1930s and early 1940s, Roberto examines how the driving force of American fascism comes, not from reactionary movements below, but from the top, namely, Big Business and the power of finance capital. More subtle than its earlier European counterparts, writes Roberto, fascist America's racist, top-down quashing of individual liberties masqueraded as real democracy, upholding the Constitution, and the pressure to be 100 Percent American. The Coming of the American Behemoth is intended as a primer, to forge much-needed discourse on the nature of fascism, and its particular forms within the United States. The book focuses on the role of the capital-labor relationship during the period between the two World Wars, when the United States became the epicenter of the world-capitalist system. Concentrating on specific processes, which he characterizes as terrorist and non-terrorist alike, Roberto argues that the interwar period was a fertile time for the incubation of a protean form of tyranny - a fascist behemoth in the making, whose emergence has been ignored or dismissed by mainstream historians. This book is a necessity for anyone who fears America tipping ever closer, in this era of Trump, to full-blown fascism.

Militant Right-Wing Extremism in Putin's Russia Legacies, Forms and Threats

Militant Right-Wing Extremism in Putin's Russia Legacies, Forms and Threats

Author: Miroslav Mares, Martin Larys, Jan Holzer Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/10/2018

Militancy continues to be characteristic of many supporters of the Russian far right, encompassing a belligerent rhetoric, a strong perception of participants as political warriors and often the use of physical violence. How serious a threat does Russian militant right-wing extremism pose to Russia and the World, and how has the level of threat changed over time? This book addresses this question by exploring right-wing extremism in Russia, its historical context and its resurgence over the past thirty years. Outlining the legacies and forms presented by current right-wing extremism, with a particular focus on militant extremism, it employs a historical, descriptive method to analyse the threats and risks posed. Presented within the framework of research on extremism and political violence related to the Russian political thought, the book outlines the key criteria of identifying threats, such as the level of violence, ability to gain supporters and penetration of governing elites. Primarily aimed at researchers and academics in political science, extremism, security studies and the history of Russia and Eastern, Central and South-East Europe, this book will also be of interest to political journalists and practitioners in international security.

The Third Reich The Rise and Fall of the Nazis

The Third Reich The Rise and Fall of the Nazis

Author: Caroline Sharples Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2018

The New Authoritarianism Volume 1: A Risk Analysis of the Alt-Right Phenomenon

The New Authoritarianism Volume 1: A Risk Analysis of the Alt-Right Phenomenon

Author: Alan Waring Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/10/2018

This volume considers from a risk perspective the current phenomenon of the new Alt-Right authoritarianism and whether it represents real democracy or an unacceptable hegemony potentially resulting in elected dictatorships and abuses as well as dysfunctional government. Contributing authors represent an eclectic range of disciplines, including cognitive, organizational and political psychology, sociology, history, political science, international relations, linguistics and discourse analysis, and risk analysis. The Alt-Right threats and risk exposures, whether to democracy, human rights, law and order, social welfare, racial harmony, the economy, national security, the environment, and international relations, are identified and analyzed across a number of selected countries, including the US, UK, Austria, France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, and Russia. Potential strategies to limit the Alt-Right threat are proposed.

What Is Fascism?

What Is Fascism?

Author: Robert Paxton Format: eBook Release Date: 02/10/2018

Based on a lifetime's worth of research, esteemed historian Robert Paxton explores what fascism is and how it has come to have a lasting and continued impact on our history. In the concluding section of his authoritative book, The Anatomy of Fascism, Paxton makes the convincing and radical case that existing definitions of the popular, nationalist, and conservative political view are lacking, and offers up his own brilliant explicationdrawn from concrete historical actionsthus transforming our understanding of this dangerous ideology and of why it takes hold when and where it does. A Vintage Shorts Selection.An ebook short.

Writers' Block The Paris Antifascist Congress of 1935

Writers' Block The Paris Antifascist Congress of 1935

Author: Jacob Boas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2018

How Fascism Works

How Fascism Works

Author: Jason Stanley Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/08/2018

Der Ehrenwerte Herr L.

Der Ehrenwerte Herr L.

Author: Anne E Dunzelmann Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/07/2018

Mussolini and the Salo Republic, 1943-1945 The Failure of a Puppet Regime

Mussolini and the Salo Republic, 1943-1945 The Failure of a Puppet Regime

Author: H. James Burgwyn, Amedeo Osti Guerrazzi Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/06/2018

This book is a long overdue in-depth study of the Italian Social Republic. Set up in 1943 by Hitler in the town of Salo on Lake Garda and ruled by Mussolini, this makeshift government was a last-ditch effort to ensure the survival of Fascism, ending with the murder of Mussolini by partisans in 1945. The RSI was a loosely organized regime made up of professed patriots, apostles of law and order, and rogue militias who committed atrocities against presumed and real enemies. H. James Burgwyn narrates the history of the RSI, with vivid portraits of key figures and thoughtful analysis of how radical fascists managed to take the Salo regime from a dictatorship in Italy to a Continental nazifascismo, hand in hand with the Third Reich. This book stands as an essential bookend to the life of Mussolini, with new insights into the man who duped the Italian people and provoked a war that ended in catastrophic defeat.

Prussian Socialism and Other Essays

Prussian Socialism and Other Essays

Author: Oswald Spengler, Kerry Bolton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2018