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Fascism : [electronic resource] past, present, future / Walter Laqueur.

By: Laqueur, Walter, 1921-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996Description: 263 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0195092457 (acid-free paper); 9780195092455 (acid-free paper).Subject(s): Fascism -- History | Fascism | Fascisme | Fascisme -- Histoire | Fascisme | Fascism -- HistoryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Fascism.DDC classification: 320.5/33/09 Other classification: 15.70 | 89.21 Online resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information | Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Fascism -- Neofascism -- Postfascism.
Summary: Mussolini's march on Rome; Hitler's speeches before waves of goose-stepping storm troopers; the horrors of the Holocaust; burning crosses and neo-Nazi skinhead hooligans. Few words are as evocative, and even fewer ideologies as pernicious, as fascism. And yet, the world continues to witness the success of political parties in countries such as Italy, France, Austria, Russia, and elsewhere resembling in various ways historical fascism. Why, despite its past, are people still attracted to fascism? Will it ever again be a major political force in the world? Where in the world is it most likely to erupt next? In Fascism: Past, Present, Future, renowned historian Walter Laqueur illuminates the fascist phenomenon, from the emergence of Hitler and Mussolini, to Vladimir Zhirinovsky and his cohorts, to fascism's not-so-distant future.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-245) and index.

Fascism -- Neofascism -- Postfascism.

Mussolini's march on Rome; Hitler's speeches before waves of goose-stepping storm troopers; the horrors of the Holocaust; burning crosses and neo-Nazi skinhead hooligans. Few words are as evocative, and even fewer ideologies as pernicious, as fascism. And yet, the world continues to witness the success of political parties in countries such as Italy, France, Austria, Russia, and elsewhere resembling in various ways historical fascism. Why, despite its past, are people still attracted to fascism? Will it ever again be a major political force in the world? Where in the world is it most likely to erupt next? In Fascism: Past, Present, Future, renowned historian Walter Laqueur illuminates the fascist phenomenon, from the emergence of Hitler and Mussolini, to Vladimir Zhirinovsky and his cohorts, to fascism's not-so-distant future.

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