Fascism and the Right in Europe, 1919-1945

Fascism and the Right in Europe, 1919-1945

Fascism and the Right in Europe, 1919-1945

Fascism and the Right in Europe, 1919-1945

Synopsis

A new study the spread of fascism and the far immediately after the First World War and the resulting disastrous consequences across Europe. Books in this Seminar Studies in History Series bridge the gap between textbook and general survey and consists of a brief "Introduction" and/or "Background" to the subject, valuable in bringing the reader up-to-speed on the area being examined, followed by a substantial and authoritative section of "Analysis" focusing on the main themes and issues. There is a succinct "Assessment" of the subject, a generous selection of "Documents" and a detailed bibliography. Places interwar European fascism in its historical context and analyzes its relationship with other right-wing, authoritarian movements and regimes. Examines the ideological roots of fascism in pre-1914 Europe and explores fascism, not only across Italy and Germany, to the entire European continent Those interested in European political history.

Excerpt

Such is the pace of historical enquiry in the modern world that there is an ever-widening gap between the specialist article or monograph, incorporating the results of current research, and general surveys, which inevitably become out of date. Seminar Studies in History is designed to bridge this gap. The series was founded by Patrick Richardson in 1966 and his aim was to cover major themes in British, European and world history. Between 1980 and 1996 Roger Lockyer continued his work, before handing the editorship over to Clive Emsley and Gordon Martel. Clive Emsley is Professor of History at the Open University, while Gordon Martel is Professor of International History at the University of Northern British Columbia, Canada, and Senior Research Fellow at De Montfort University.

All the books are written by experts in their field who are not only familiar with the latest research but have often contributed to it. They are frequently revised, in order to take account of new information and interpretations. They provide a selection of documents to illustrate major themes and provoke discussion, and also a guide to further reading. The aim of Seminar Studies in History is to clarify complex issues without over-simplifying them, and to stimulate readers into deepening their knowledge and understanding of major themes and topics.

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