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Fascism in relation to British history and character

W. E. D. Allen

Fascism in relation to British history and character

by W. E. D. Allen

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Published by British Union of Fascists in London .
Written in English


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Statementby W. E. D. Allen.
ContributionsBritish Union of Fascists.
The Physical Object
Pagination16p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18770149M

Fascism (/ ˈ f æ ʃ ɪ z əm /) is a form of far-right, authoritarian ultranationalism characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition, and strong regimentation of society and of the economy which came to prominence in early 20th-century Europe. The first fascist movements emerged in Italy during World War I, before spreading to other European countries. There are many published theories about the politics of the Harry Potter books by J. K. Rowling, which range from them containing criticism of racism to anti-government ing to Inside Higher Ed, doctoral theses have been devoted to the Harry Potter books. There are also several university courses centred on analysis of the Potter series, including an upper division political.

"A fascinating book, uncovering hidden histories of British fascism and the British Ecology movement." Matthew Worley, Professor of Modern History, University of Reading. "Philip Coupland has unearthed a vast amount of information and his engrossing biography is the first in-depth study of Jenks." Richard Griffiths, Patterns of Prejudice.   Madeleine Albright decries the global rise of authoritarianism in her new book, Fascism: A Warning, and talks about Trump, Putin and the ‘tragedy’ of Brexit.

  Nigel Copsey is Professor of Modern History at Teesside University. He is the author of Anti-Fascism in Britain () and Contemporary British Fascism: The British National Party and the Quest for Legitimacy (; ). He is also co-editor of British Fascism, the Labour Movement and the State (); Varieties of Anti-Fascism: Britain in the Inter-War Period (); and British . This is the latest accepted revision, reviewed on 6 January This article is about the history of anti-fascism as a movement. For groups called "antifa", see Post-WWII anti-fascism. Anti-fascism is opposition to fascist ideologies, groups and individuals. The anti-fascist movement began in a few European countries in the s, and.


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Although lacking a critical edge that at times was needed Thurlow's book is a well-written history of British fascism as it related to Mosley, as a general history of British fascism in the current political climate less by: Fascism in Britain is a book by Philip Rees. It is a bibliography of publications and articles by and about fascists and the radical right in Great Britain.

It opens with an introductory essay on "What is Fascism?". It was published in as a page hardcover by Harvester Press in Britain, and Humanities Press in the United : Philip Rees. "The history of British fascism is a history of failure.

In a new book, Failed Führers, the historian Graham Macklin retells that story through biographies of six fascist leaders. British fascism is a story as much of continuity as of change – an ever-present obsession with racial purity, venomous antisemitism and the undertow of violence.

But what did it really mean and what did its British supporters really stand for?In this pre-War book written in convenient Question and Answer form by Oswald Mosley, the Leader of the British Union of Fascists challenges the simplistic nature of the stereotypical acknowledges that if he had been elected to power political party warfare would have been brought to an by:   Biographies of John Beckett and ‘Lord Haw-Haw’ explore the history of fascism in the UK Daniel Trilling Wed 25 Jan EST Last modified on Thu 22 Feb ESTAuthor: Daniel Trilling.

Fascism in its Epoch is a book by historian and philosopher Ernst Nolte, widely regarded as his magnum opus and a seminal work on the history of fascism.

The book, translated into English in as The Three Faces of Fascism, argues that fascism arose as a form of resistance to and a reaction against modernity.

British Fascism is the form of fascism promoted by some political parties and movements in the UK. It was based on British ultranationalism with aspects of Italian Fascism and Nazism before and after World War II. Historical examples of fascist movements in Britain include the British Fascists.

Fascism, political ideology and mass movement that dominated many parts of central, southern, and eastern Europe between and and that also had adherents in western Europe, the United States, South Africa, Japan, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Europe’s first fascist leader, Benito Mussolini, took the name of his party from the Latin word fasces, which referred to a bundle of. The British Fascists were the first political organisation in the United Kingdom to claim the label of fascist, although the group had more in common with conservatism for much of its existence.

William Joyce, Neil Francis Hawkins, Maxwell Knight and Arnold Leese were amongst those to have passed through the movement as members and gy: British Fascism (declared), Ultra.

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Fascism—a sweeping, enthralling study—tackles these questions, and considers fascism in the round. It draws together its different strands, in Italy, Germany, France, and Britain, looking at its evolution up to and during World War II; and it assesses post-war fascism, and examines its future in a Europe whose boundaries continue to by: The British Union of Fascists (BUF) was a British fascist political party formed in by Oswald Mosley.

It changed its name to the British Union of Fascists and National Socialists in and, into the British Union. It was disbanded inafter it was proscribed by the British government following the start of the Second World : Oswald Mosley. The author discusses the organization, aims and techniques behind British Fascism, including the formation of the National Front.

This revised edition analyzes the period from to the present, including the effect of the end of the Cold War and the collapse of Communism in Russia and Europe, the disturbing of illiberal nationalism and the.

Fascism and the Right in Europe is the best short introduction to the history of European fascism and the authoritarian right in the years up to currently available.

Whilst intended primarily as a basic undergraduate text, it frequently transcends the genre for which it was conceived, not only offering a succinct and well. Browse Britannica biographies by category. Oswald Mosley, English politician who was the leader of the British Union of Fascists from to and of its successor, the.

The history of fascist ideology is long and it also involves many sources. Fascists took inspiration from sources as ancient as the Spartans for their focus on racial purity and their emphasis on rule by an elite minority.

Fascism has also been connected to the ideals of Plato, though there are key differences between the m styled itself as the ideological successor to Rome. The British fleet dominated the Mediterranean region from Gibraltar to Cyprus, unto Palestine.

By supporting the Zionist movement in its fight against British Mandatory power, Italy wanted to weaken the British empire in the Eastern Mediterranean, while increasing Italian prestige at an international level.”.

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No Platform: A History of Anti-Fascism, Universities and the Limits of Free Speech is for academics and students, as well as the general reader, interested in modern British history, politics and higher education. Readers interested in contemporary debates over freedom of speech and academic freedom will also have much to discover in this book.

Fascism: A History is a fascinating examination of fascist movements in Italy, Germany, France, and Britain, one that traces the roots of each country's groups and philosophies and analyses the reasons behind their successes and failures.

Particularly interesting are the sections on Italy and Germany, both of which proved to be fertile breeding grounds for fascism due to the characteristics of /5.The British left is frequently overlooked when historians examine what socialists and communists thought of fascism in the inter-war years.² There is a significant body of work dedicated to the analyses and responses of the German, Italian, Spanish and French labour movements to this complex and dangerous political phenomenon in the s and s.² Yet it is all too often assumed that the.Although the book may be challenging to some readers, Fascism: The Career of a Concept is a meticulously researched primer on the true history of one of the world’s worst ideologies.

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