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British fascism, the labour movement, and the state

Author: Nigel Copsey; Dave Renton
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This collection of essays makes a valuable contribution to a debate which concerns not only historians and political scientists but a wider audience newly sensitised to the dangers of fascism."--Jacket.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Copsey; Dave Renton
ISBN: 9781403939166 1403939160
OCLC Number: 56895189
Description: vii, 209 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: "The fascists are to be depended upon" : the British government, fascists, and strike-breaking during 1925 and 1926 / Richard Charles Maguire --
The security service, the Communist Party of Great Britain and British fascism, 1932-51 / Richard C. Thurlow --
"A plague on both their houses" : fascism, anti-fascism, and the police of the 1940s / Graham Macklin --
Feminism and anti-fascism in Britain : militancy revived? / Julie V. Gottlieb --
"Left-wing fascism" in theory and practice / Philip M. Coupland --
Practical anti-fascism? : the "aid Spain" campaigns in north-east England, 1936-39 / Lewis H. Mates --
Guarding the barricades : working-class anti-fascism, 1974-79 / David Renton --
Whatever happened to the labour movement? : proletarians and the far right in contemporary Britain / Thomas P. Linehan --
Meeting the challenge of contemporary British fascism? : the Labour Party's response to the National Front and the British National Party / Nigel Copsey.
Responsibility: edited by Nigel Copsey, David Renton.
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British Fascism, the Labour Movement and the State brings together the leading historians in the field to trace the history of labour movement responses to the far-right from the 1920s to the present.


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