Racial Fascism in Britain

Woodbridge, Steven (2015) Racial Fascism in Britain. Bereginya-777-Owl, 3(26), pp. 152-165. ISSN (print) 2077-6365

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Abstract

This article explores the general nature of fascism in Britain during the interwar period and the various fascist groups that emerged, including the British Fascists (BF), the British Union of Fascists (BUF), and the Imperial Fascist League (IFL). It is designed to introduce readers to the general nature of fascism in the country in the 1920s and 1930s, and also touches briefly on the post-1945 period. It provides a case study of the fascist and anti-Semitic ideologue Arnold Leese (1878-1956) and the IFL, and analyses the nature of a creed that Leese himself termed 'Racial Fascism', and which bore many similarities to German Nazi ideas.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: ISBN: 9785874568627. This is a Russian-language History journal, published in Moscow, Russia. The article was translated from English into Russian.
Research Area: History
Politics and international studies
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (until 2017) > School of Economics, History and Politics (from November 2012)
Depositing User: Steven Woodbridge
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2016 19:12
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2016 19:25
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/33920

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