The Anatomy of Fascism

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Paw Prints, May 29, 2008 - History - 321 pages
An analysis of fascism seeks to clarify its ideological foundations, the leaders and historical situations that have enabled its prosperity, its various manifestations in numerous countries, and the peculiarities of the elected fascist governments in Germany and Italy. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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What are the defining characteristics of fascism? This book argues that the question is difficult because fascism has different stages, including stages of cooperation with other right movements and ... Read full review

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In the current toxic political environment in the United States the label Fascism is bandied about without much attention to its definition and dynamism. Paxton leads us through historical leaders and ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Robert O. Paxton taught at Columbia University. His other books include Vichy France, Vichy France and the Jews (with Michael Marrus), Europe in the Twentieth Century, and French Peasant Fascism. He lives in New York City.

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