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The fascist effect : Japan and Italy, 1915-1952

The fascist effect : Japan and Italy, 1915-1952

Author: Reto Hofmann
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2015.
Series: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Uncovers ideological links that tied Japan to Italy, to shed light on formation of fascist history and practice in Japan and beyond. Moving between personal experiences, diplomatic, cultural relations, geopolitical considerations, shows interwar Japan found in fascism a resource to develop a new order at a time of capitalist crisis.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Reto Hofmann
ISBN: 9780801453410 0801453410 1501748483 9781501748486
OCLC Number: 888401278
Awards: Winner of Shortlisted for the W.K. Hancock Prize (Australian.
Description: x, 203 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Mediator of fascism : Shimoi Harukichi, 1915-1928 --
The Mussolini boom, 1928-1931 --
The clash of fascisms, 1931-1937 --
Imperial convergence : the Italo-Ethiopian War and Japanese world-order thinking, 1935-1936 --
Fascism in world history, 1937-1943 --
Epilogue : fascism after the new world order, 1943-1952.
Series Title: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University.
Responsibility: Reto Hofmann.


Reto Hofmann uncovers the ideological links between the fascist governments and cultures of Japan and Italy, shedding light on the formation of fascism's global...  Read more...


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"Hofmann has produced a readable and exceptionally sensible volume on the global production of fascist ideology, which will be of tremendous value for scholars who teach comparative history... Read more...

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