Roots of Fascism

Roots of Fascism

Until recently, the question of the origins of fascist ideology seemed a fairly academic affair. Not only have the events of World War II receded in historical memory, but the collapse of communism made it appear that the “age of totalitarianism” itself had become a thing of the past. To be sure, the Iberian fascisms of Franco and Salazar persisted until the late 1970s. But when the “epoch of fascism” is mentioned, one thinks of the dictatorships of Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini. And one need not subscribe to

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