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Fighting fascism : the British left and the rise of fascism, 1919-39

Author: Keith Hodgson
Publisher: Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchestser University Press ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. exclusively by Palgrave Macmilla, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
In years between the two world wars, fascism triumphed in Italy, Germany, Spain and elsewhere, coming to power after intense struggles with the labour movements of those countries. This book analyses the way in which the British left responded to this new challenge.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Hodgson
ISBN: 9780719080555 071908055X 9780719091216 0719091217
OCLC Number: 872119999
Notes: "First digital paperback edition published 2014"--Title page verso.
Description: xiv, 242 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: White guards and Black hundreds : existing concepts of counter-revolution --
Explaining Italian fascism : from movement to dictatorship, 1919-26 --
The British left and the rise of Nazism --
Case study : political evolution and analyses of fascism --
The left and fascism in Britain, 1919-32 --
Opposing the British Union of Fascists --
Case study : political evolution and anti-fascism --
Fascism and war --
Conclusion : the old left and the 'new consensus'.
Other Titles: British left and the rise of fascism, 1919-39
Responsibility: Keith Hodgson.


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