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Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right


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This new book series focuses upon fascist, far right and right-wing politics primarily within a historical context but also drawing on insights from other disciplinary perspectives. Its scope also includes radical-right populism, cultural manifestations of the far right and points of convergence and exchange with the mainstream and traditional right.

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Never Again: Rock Against Racism and the Anti-Nazi League 1976-1982

Never Again: Rock Against Racism and the Anti-Nazi League 1976-1982

1st Edition

David Renton
December 10, 2018

By 1976, the National Front had become the fourth largest party in Britain. In a context of national decline, racism and fears that the country was collapsing into social unrest, the Front won 19 per cent of the vote in elections in Leicester and 100,000 votes in London. In response, an...

The Portuguese Far Right: Between Late Authoritarianism and Democracy (1945-2015)

The Portuguese Far Right: Between Late Authoritarianism and Democracy (1945-2015)

1st Edition

Riccardo Marchi
November 27, 2018

The book discusses the far right in the contemporary Portugal (1945-2015) within three different periods: the end of the authoritarian regime of António de Oliveira Salazar (1945-1974), the transition to democracy after the coup d’état of April 25th (1974-1982) and the democratic regime until the...

Right-Wing Terrorism in the 21st Century: The ‘National Socialist Underground’ and the History of Terror from the Far-Right in Germany

Right-Wing Terrorism in the 21st Century: The ‘National Socialist Underground’ and the History of Terror from the Far-Right in Germany

1st Edition

Daniel Koehler
February 12, 2018

This book is the first comprehensive academic study of German right-wing terrorism since the early 1960s available in the English language. It offers a unique in-depth analysis of German violent, extremist right-wing movements, terrorist events, groups, networks and individuals. In addition, the...

Tomorrow Belongs to Us: The British Far Right since 1967

Tomorrow Belongs to Us: The British Far Right since 1967

1st Edition

Nigel Copsey, Matthew Worley
December 14, 2017

This book traces the varied development of the far right in Britain from the formation of the National Front in 1967 to the present day. Experts draw on a range of disciplinary and methodological perspectives to provide a rich and detailed account of the evolution of the various strands of the...

Russia and the Western Far Right: Tango Noir

Russia and the Western Far Right: Tango Noir

1st Edition

Anton Shekhovtsov
September 28, 2017

The growing influence of Russia on the Western far right has been much discussed in the media recently. This book is the first detailed inquiry into what has been a neglected but critically important trend: the growing links between Russian actors and Western far right activists, publicists,...

Marketing the Third Reich: Persuasion, Packaging and Propaganda

Marketing the Third Reich: Persuasion, Packaging and Propaganda

1st Edition

Nicholas O'Shaughnessy
September 21, 2017

In this fascinating volume, Nicholas O’Shaughnessy elucidates the phenomenon of the Nazi propaganda machine via the perspective of consumer marketing, conceptualising the Reich as a product campaign. Building on his acclaimed Selling Hitler (2016), he uses marketing scholarship to show how...

Understanding Racist Activism: Theory, Methods, and Research

Understanding Racist Activism: Theory, Methods, and Research

1st Edition

Kathleen M. Blee
July 27, 2017

White supremacist groups are highly secretive, so their public propaganda tells us little about their operations or the people they attract. To understand the world of organized racism it is necessary to study it from the inside by talking to their members and observing their groups. Doing so...

Anti-Fascism in Britain

Anti-Fascism in Britain

2nd Edition

Nigel Copsey
October 13, 2016

Anti-fascism has long been one of the most active and dynamic areas of radical protest and direct action. Yet it is an area of struggle and popular resistance that remains largely unexplored by historians, sociologists and political scientists. Fully revised and updated from its earlier edition,...

What Did You Do During the War?: The Last Throes of the British Pro-Nazi Right, 1940-45

What Did You Do During the War?: The Last Throes of the British Pro-Nazi Right, 1940-45

1st Edition

Richard Griffiths
October 05, 2016

This book is a sequel to Richard Griffiths’s two highly successful previous books on the British pro-Nazi Right, Fellow Travellers of the Right: British Enthusiasts for Nazi Germany 1933-39 and Patriotism Perverted: Captain Ramsay, the Right Club and British Anti-Semitism 1939-1940. It follows the...

Fascist in the Family: The Tragedy of John Beckett M.P.

Fascist in the Family: The Tragedy of John Beckett M.P.

1st Edition

Francis Beckett
September 21, 2016

John Beckett was a rising political star. Elected as Labour's youngest M.P. in 1924, he was constantly in the news and tipped for greatness. But ten years later he was propaganda chief for Mosley’s fascists, and one of Britain’s three best known anti-Semites. Yet his mother, whom he loved, was a...

Farming, Fascism and Ecology: A life of Jorian Jenks

Farming, Fascism and Ecology: A life of Jorian Jenks

1st Edition

Philip M. Coupland
September 19, 2016

The life of Jorian Jenks (1899-1963) has great potential to upset settled assumptions. Why did a sensitive and intelligent man from a liberal family become a fascist? How did a Blackshirt go green? The son of an eminent academic, from his childhood onwards Jenks instead longed to farm. Lacking...

Searching for Lord Haw-Haw: The Political Lives of William Joyce

Searching for Lord Haw-Haw: The Political Lives of William Joyce

1st Edition

Colin Holmes
August 16, 2016

Searching for Lord Haw-Haw is an authoritative account of the political lives of William Joyce. He became notorious as a fascist, an anti-Semite and then as a Second World War traitor when, assuming the persona of Lord Haw-Haw, he acted as a radio propagandist for the Nazis. It is an endlessly...

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