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Responses to Nazism in Britain, 1933-1939 : before war and holocaust

Author: Dan Stone
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"How was Nazism discussed in the 1930s? Studies of the period have traditionally focused on the politics of appeasement, on British and German foreign policy, or on the British Union of Fascists. Through a study of a large body of neglected literature, Responses to Nazism in Britain, 1933-1939 reveals that a far broader range of responses was made and debated. From remarkably sophisticated philosophical analyses to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Stone
ISBN: 0333994051 9780333994054
OCLC Number: 51984876
Description: xi, 269 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Responding to Nazism, 1933-1939 --
pt. I. Explanations Pro and Contra --
The Energy of Nihilism: Understanding the Appeal of Nazism --
Predicting War? The Place of War in Interpretations of Nazism, 1933-1939 --
The Quintessence of Nazism? The Third Reich and the Jews, 1933-1939 --
pt. II. The Cultural Politics of the British Right --
The Reasons of the Intellectuals --
The British Far Right and the Back-to-the-Land Movement --
The English Array, the BUF and the Dilemmas of British Fascism.
Responsibility: Dan Stone.
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From sophisticated philosophical analyzes of Nazism to pro-Nazi apologies, the book shows how Nazism informed debates over culture and politics in Britain, and how before the war and the Holocaust  Read more...


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'The responses to Nazism in Britain before 1939 were many and varied. The Right, as Nicolson said in July 1939, found it easier, in the interests of cerebral comfort, 'to regard Nazi Germany as a Read more...

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