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Published: 29 May 2014

184 Pages | 12 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199685363

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Fascism: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

Kevin Passmore

Very Short Introductions

  • Succinct history of fascism, from its pre-First World War origins to the contemporary resurgence of the far right
  • Draws on recent research on fascism, making sense of the highly complicated and various forms and ideas of fascism
  • Coverage of eastern as well as western Europe
  • Anchors the analysis in narrative history, making the complex ideas manageable
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introduction series - over six million copies sold worldwide

New to this Edition:

  • Updated section on the importance of crowd psychology in fascism
  • Includes a new chapter on fascism and culture
  • Includes new findings on transnational research
  • Traces the progress of the far right since 2002
  • Updated further reading section