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Fascism & Nazism

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The Death of Democracy

The Death of Democracy

Author: Benjamin Carter Hett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/03/2018

`Brilliant. A timely reminder of the fragility of democracy and the dangers of extreme nationalism.' Nikolaus Wachsmann, author of KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps 'Intelligent, well-informed... intriguing.' The Times 'In this post-truth, alternative-facts American moment, The Death of Democracy is essential reading.' Kurt Andersen, author of Fantasyland `An outstanding accomplishment.' Rick Perlstein, author of Nixonland A revelatory account of the fall of the Weimar Republic and the rise of Hitler, based on new and award-winning research, and recently discovered archival material. The Death of Democracy explores one of the great questions in all of human history: what caused the fall of one of the most progressive governments in twentieth-century Europe, and the rise of the most terrifying? Drawing on extraordinary individual stories to illustrate its broader arguments, this revelatory new account presents a panoramic portrait of Germany at a turning point, focusing on the global dimension of the Nazi phenomenon as part of a widespread reaction against a world order of triumphant, cosmopolitan liberal democracy and capitalism after the First World War. This was a world situation that pushed its opponents to embrace authoritarianism, nationalism and economic self-sufficiency, kick-starting a revolution reliant upon the innovative exploitation of new media technologies, and the formidable political and self-promotional skills of its leader. Based on award-winning research and recently discovered archival material, The Death of Democracy is an authoritative and panoramic new survey of one of the most pivotal periods in modern history, and a book with a clear and important message for the world today.

Can It Happen Here? Authoritarianism in America

Can It Happen Here? Authoritarianism in America

Author: Cass Sunstein Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/03/2018

Can authoritarianism happen in the United States of America? Is freedom really secure? Acclaimed legal scholar, Harvard Professor, and New York Times bestselling author Cass R. Sunstein offers diverse perspectives on those timely questions and more in this collected volume of essays from distinguished contributors and influencers. Through thought-provoking essays, Sunstein explores how democracies crumble, how propaganda works, the lessons of history, and the role of the media, courts, elections, and fake news. Contributors to Can It Happen Here? include: *Martha Minow, dean of Harvard Law School *Eric Posner, law professor at the University of Chicago Law School *Tyler Cowen, economics professor at George Mason University *Timur Kuran, economics and political science professor at Duke University *Noah Feldman, professor of law at Harvard Law School *Jonathan Haidt, social psychologist and Professor of Ethical Leadership at New York University's Stern School of Business *Jack Goldsmith, Professor at Harvard Law School, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, and co-founder of Lawfare *Sean Wilentz, Professor of the American Revolutionary Era at Princeton University *Stephen Holmes, Professor of Law at New York University *Jon Elster, Professor of the Social Sciences at Columbia University *Thomas Ginsburg, Professor of International Law and Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences *Adrian Vermeule, Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard Law School *Duncan Watts, sociologist and principal researcher at Microsoft Research

Fascism

Fascism

Author: Roger Griffin Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/03/2018

The word 'fascism' sometimes appears to have become a catch-all term of abuse, applicable to anyone on the political right, from Hitler to Donald Trump and from Putin to Thatcher. While some argue that it lacks any distinctive conceptual meaning at all, others have supplied highly elaborate definitions of its 'essential' features. It is therefore a concept that presents unique challenges for any student of political theory or history. In this accessible book, Roger Griffin, one of the world's leading authorities on fascism, brings welcome clarity to this controversial ideology. He examines its origins and development as a political concept, from its historical beginnings in 1920s Italy up to the present day, and guides students through the confusing maze of debates surrounding the nature, definition and meaning of fascism. Elucidating with skill and precision its dynamic as a utopian ideology of national/racial rebirth, Griffin goes on to examine its post-Second World War mutations and its relevance to understanding contemporary right-wing political phenomena, ranging from Marine Le Pen to Golden Dawn. This concise and engaging volume will be of great interest to all students of political theory, the history of political thought, and modern history.

Fascism

Fascism

Author: Roger Griffin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/03/2018

The word 'fascism' sometimes appears to have become a catch-all term of abuse, applicable to anyone on the political right, from Hitler to Donald Trump and from Putin to Thatcher. While some argue that it lacks any distinctive conceptual meaning at all, others have supplied highly elaborate definitions of its 'essential' features. It is therefore a concept that presents unique challenges for any student of political theory or history. In this accessible book, Roger Griffin, one of the world's leading authorities on fascism, brings welcome clarity to this controversial ideology. He examines its origins and development as a political concept, from its historical beginnings in 1920s Italy up to the present day, and guides students through the confusing maze of debates surrounding the nature, definition and meaning of fascism. Elucidating with skill and precision its dynamic as a utopian ideology of national/racial rebirth, Griffin goes on to examine its post-Second World War mutations and its relevance to understanding contemporary right-wing political phenomena, ranging from Marine Le Pen to Golden Dawn. This concise and engaging volume will be of great interest to all students of political theory, the history of political thought, and modern history.

La doctrine du fascisme

La doctrine du fascisme

Author: Benito Mussolini Format: eBook Release Date: 20/02/2018

Un ouvrage necessaire pour comprendre notre Histoire moderne.Dans cet ouvrage est exposee la doctrine officielle du fascisme, ecrite par Mussolini.Decouvrez de l'interieur une ideologie qui a participe a modifier en profondeur le visage du XXe siecle.EXTRAITComme toute saine conception politique, le fascisme associe la pensee a l'action. C'est une action animee par une doctrine. Cette doctrine est nee d'un systeme donne de forces historiques, auquel elle reste intimement liee et qui recoit d'elle son impulsion interieure. Il a donc une forme correspondant aux contingences de lieu et de temps, mais il a en meme temps un contenu ideal qui l'eleve au rang de verite superieure dans l'histoire de la pensee.On ne saurait agir spirituellement sur le monde, en tant que volonte humaine dominant d'autres volontes, sans une conception de la realite passagere et particuliere sur laquelle il faut agir, et de cette autre realite permanente et universelle a laquelle la premiere emprunte son etre et sa vie. Pour connaitre les hommes il faut connaitre l'homme, il faut connaitre la realite et ses lois. Il n'y a pas de conception de l'Etat qui ne soit dans le fond une conception de la vie. C'est une philosophie ou une intuition, un systeme d'idees qui se traduit dans une construction logique ou qui se resume dans une vision ou dans une foi, mais c'est toujours, au moins virtuellement, une conception organique du monde.A PROPOS DE L'AUTEURBenito Mussolini (ne le 29 juillet 1883 a Dovia di Predappio dans la province de Forli-Cesena dans la region Emilie-Romagne en Italie, mort le 28 avril 1945 a Giulino di Mezzegra), est un journaliste, ideologue et homme d'Etat italien, president du Conseil de 1922 a sa chute en 1943.Fondateur du fascisme, il est president du Conseil du Royaume d'Italie, du 31 octobre 1922 au 25 juillet 1943, premier marechal d'Empire du 30 mars 1938 au 25 juillet 1943, et chef de l'Etat de la Republique sociale italienne (RSI) de septembre 1943 a avril 1945. Il est couramment designe par le terme Duce mot italien derive du latin Dux et signifiant Chef ou Guide .

The New Man in Radical Right Ideology and Practice, 1919-45

The New Man in Radical Right Ideology and Practice, 1919-45

Author: Jorge (Universidad de los Andes, Chile) Dagnino Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/01/2018

Bringing together an expert group of established and emerging scholars, this book analyses the pervasive myth of the 'new man' in various fascist movements and far-right regimes between 1919 and 1945. Through a series of ground-breaking case studies focusing on countries in Europe, but with additional chapters on Argentina, Brazil and Japan, The New Man in Radical Right Ideology and Practice, 1919-45 argues that what many national forms of far-right politics understood at the time as a so-called 'anthropological revolution' is essential to understanding this ideology's bio-political, often revolutionary dynamics. It explores how these movements promoted the creation of a new, ideal human, what this ideal looked like and what this things tell us about fascism's emergence in the 20th century. The years after World War One saw the rise of regimes and movements professing totalitarian aims. In the case of revolutionary, radical-right movements, these totalising goals extended to changing the very nature of humanity through modern science, propaganda and conquest. At its most extreme, one of the key aims of fascism - the most extreme manifestation of radical right politics between the wars - was to create a 'new man'. Naturally, this manifested itself in different ways in varying national contexts and this volume explores these manifestations in order to better comprehend early 20th-century fascism both within national boundaries and in a broader, transnational context.

Mein Kampf (My Struggle)

Mein Kampf (My Struggle)

Author: Adolf Hitler Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2018

Radical Religion and Violence Theory and Case Studies

Radical Religion and Violence Theory and Case Studies

Author: Jeffrey (University of Wisconsin, USA) Kaplan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/12/2017

Jeffrey Kaplan has been one of the most influential scholars of new religious movements, extremism and terrorism. His pioneering use of interpretive fieldwork among radical and violent subcultures opened up new fields of scholarship and vastly increased our understanding of the beliefs and activities of extremists. This collection features many of his seminal contributions to the field alongside several new pieces which place his work within the context of the latest research developments. Combining discussion of the methodological issues alongside a broad array of case studies, this will be essential reading for all students and scholars of extremism, religion and politics and terrorism.

Tomorrow Belongs to Us The British Far Right since 1967

Tomorrow Belongs to Us The British Far Right since 1967

Author: Nigel (University of Teesside) Copsey Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/12/2017

This book traces the varied development of the far right in Britain from the formation of the National Front in 1967 to the present day. Experts draw on a range of disciplinary and methodological perspectives to provide a rich and detailed account of the evolution of the various strands of the contemporary far right over the course of the last fifty years. The book examines a broad range of subjects, including Holocaust denial, neo-Nazi groupuscularity, transnational activities, ideology, cultural engagement, homosexuality, gender and activist mobilisation. It also includes a detailed literature review. This book is essential reading for students of fascism, racism and contemporary British cultural and political history.

Tomorrow Belongs to Us The British Far Right since 1967

Tomorrow Belongs to Us The British Far Right since 1967

Author: Nigel (University of Teesside) Copsey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/12/2017

This book traces the varied development of the far right in Britain from the formation of the National Front in 1967 to the present day. Experts draw on a range of disciplinary and methodological perspectives to provide a rich and detailed account of the evolution of the various strands of the contemporary far right over the course of the last fifty years. The book examines a broad range of subjects, including Holocaust denial, neo-Nazi groupuscularity, transnational activities, ideology, cultural engagement, homosexuality, gender and activist mobilisation. It also includes a detailed literature review. This book is essential reading for students of fascism, racism and contemporary British cultural and political history.

Antifa

Antifa

Author: Mark Bray Format: eBook Release Date: 28/11/2017

In the wake of tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia, and Donald Trump's initial refusal to denounce the white nationalists behind it all, the "e;antifa"e; opposition movement is suddenly appearing everywhere. But what is it, precisely? And where did it come from?As long as there has been fascism, there has been anti-fascism-also known as "e;antifa."e; Born out of resistance to Mussolini and Hitler in Europe during the 1920s and '30s, the antifa movement has suddenly burst into the headlines amid opposition to the Trump administration and the alt-right. They could be seen in news reports, often clad all in black with balaclavas covering their faces, demonstrating at the presidential inauguration, and on California college campuses protesting far-right speakers, and most recently, on the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, protecting, among others, a group of ministers including Cornel West from neo-Nazi violence. (West would later tell reporters, "e;The anti-fascists saved our lives."e;)Simply, antifa aims to deny fascists the opportunity to promote their oppressive politics, and to protect tolerant communities from acts of violence promulgated by fascists. Critics say shutting down political adversaries is anti-democratic; antifa adherents argue that the horrors of fascism must never be allowed the slightest chance to triumph again.In a smart and gripping investigation, historian and former Occupy Wall Street organizer Mark Bray provides a detailed survey of the full history of anti-fascism from its origins to the present day-the first transnational history of postwar anti-fascism in English. Based on interviews with anti-fascists from around the world, Antifa details the tactics of the movement and the philosophy behind it, offering insight into the growing but little-understood resistance fighting back against fascism in all its guises.

Captive Mind

Captive Mind

Author: Czeslaw Milosz Format: eBook Release Date: 28/11/2017

The best known prose work by the winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize for Literature examines the moral and intellectual conflicts faced by men and women living under totalitarianism of the left or right.Written in the early 1950s, when Eastern Europe was in the grip of Stalinism and many Western intellectuals placed their hopes in the new order of the East, this classic work reveals in fascinating detail the often beguiling allure of totalitarian rule to people of all political beliefs and its frightening effects on the minds of those who embrace it.