A History of Fascism, 1914–1945

Book Cover: A History of Fascism, 1914–1945
Stanley Payne. A History of Fascism, 1914–1945. University of Wisconsin Press, 1996.

A History of Fascism is an invaluable sourcebook, offering a rare combination of detailed information and thoughtful analysis. It is a masterpiece of comparative history, for the comparisons enhance our understanding of each part of the whole. The term ‘fascist,’ used so freely these days as a pejorative epithet that has nearly lost its meaning, is precisely defined, carefully applied and skillfully explained. The analysis effectively restores the dimension of evil.”
—Susan Zuccotti, The Nation

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