William Dudley Pelley : a life in right-wing extremism and the occult (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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William Dudley Pelley : a life in right-wing extremism and the occult

Author: Scott Beekman
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2005.
Series: Religion and politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"William Dudley Pelley was one of the most important figures of the anti-Semitic radical right in the twentieth century. Best remembered as the leader of the paramilitary Silver Shirts, Pelley was also an award-winning short story writer, Hollywood screenwriter, and religious leader. During the Depression Pelley was a notorious presence in American politics. He ran for president on a platform calling for the
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beekman, Scott.
William Dudley Pelley.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607734721
Named Person: William Dudley Pelley; William Dudley Pelley; William Dudley Pelley; William Dudley Pelley; William Dudley Pelley
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Beekman
ISBN: 0815608195 9780815608196 0815630573 9780815630579
OCLC Number: 60605134
Description: xvi, 269 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Early years : 1890-1915 --
Paris and Asia : 1916-1919 --
Hollywood : 1920-1927 --
Seven minutes in eternity : 1928-1929 --
Liberation : 1930-1932 --
Silver shirts : 1933 --
Extremists : 1934 --
Tribulation : 1934-1936 --
Silver shirts redux : 1937-1939 --
Sedition : 1940-1949 --
Soulcraft : 1950-1965 --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Religion and politics.
Responsibility: Scott Beekman.
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A biography of William Dudley Pelley, an important figure in the development of right-wing extremism in the United States called by detractors the ""Star-Spangled Fascist."" This book places Pelley  Read more...

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