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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A solid introduction to what is probably the most bewildering of political movements. Instead of striving to find an exact definition of fascism, what Paxton refers to as a "fascist minimum," "The ... Read full review

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In "Il Gattopardo," Guiseppe di Lampedusa said of the Sicilian nobility that, "if we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change." Robert Paxton asserts that the same can be said for ... 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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