By Stanley G. Payne
“A background of Fascism is a useful sourcebook, providing an extraordinary mixture of designated info and considerate research. it's a masterpiece of comparative heritage, for the comparisons improve our realizing of every a part of the complete. The time period ‘fascist,’ used so freely nowadays as a pejorative epithet that has approximately misplaced its that means, is strictly outlined, rigorously utilized and elegantly defined. The research successfully restores the measurement of evil.”—Susan Zuccotti, The Nation
“A magisterial, entirely obtainable, enticing learn. . . . Payne defines fascism as a kind of ultranationalism espousing a fantasy of nationwide rebirth and marked through severe elitism, mobilization of the hundreds, exaltation of hierarchy and subordination, oppression of ladies and an embody of violence and warfare as virtues.”—Publishers Weekly
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A History of Fascism, 1914–1945 by Stanley G. Payne