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Opposing fascism : community, authority, and resistance in Europe

Author: Tim Kirk; Anthony McElligott; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This innovative volume draws together in a wide-ranging collection a series of new perspectives on the everyday experience of Europeans in the 'age of fascism'. The contributions go beyond the conventional stereotypes of organised resistance to examine the tensions and ambiguities within the communities, both national and local, that opposed fascism. The authors show that under the pressures of civil conflict,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Kirk; Anthony McElligott; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0521483093 9780521483094 0521483174 9780521483179 9786610151905 6610151903
OCLC Number: 40926112
Notes: "Most of the chapters were presented as papers in a conference strand on 'Popular Resistance to Fascism'"--Preface.
Description: ix, 246 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Community, authority and resistance to fascism / Tim Kirk, Anthony McElligott --
The German revolution defeated and fascism deferred: the servicemen's revolt and social democracy at the end of the First World War, 1918-1920 / Nick Howard --
Dangerous communities and conservative authority: the judiciary, Nazis and rough people, 1932-1933 / Anthony McElligott --
The anti-fascist movement in south-east Lancashire, 1933-1940: the divergent experiences of Manchester and Nelson / Neil Barrett --
Spain 1936. Resistance and revolution: the flaws in the Front / Helen Graham --
The Blueshirts in the Irish Free State, 1932-1935: the nature of socialist republican and governmental opposition / Mike Cronin --
Town councils of the Nord and Pas-de-Calais region: local power, French power, German power / Yves Le Maner --
Structures of authority in the Greek resistance, 1941-1944 / Mark Mazower --
Nazi Austria: the limits of dissent / Tim Kirk --
'Homosexual' men in Vienna, 1938 / Hannes Sulzenbacher --
'The years of consent'? Popular attitudes and forms of resistance to Fascism in Italy, 1925-1940 / Philip Morgan --
Saints and heroines: rewriting the history of Italian women in the Resistance / Perry R. Willson.
Responsibility: edited by Tim Kirk and Anthony McElligott.
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This innovative volume draws together in a wide-ranging collection a series of perspectives on the everyday experience of Europeans in the 'age of fascism'. The contributions go beyond the  Read more...

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'This interesting collection of essays ... is more than a useful addition to those studies already in the field.' The Times Literary Supplement

 
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