By Aristotle Kallis
This publication investigates how fascism – as an ideology and political praxis – reconfigured the ideological, political, and ethical panorama of interwar Europe, producing an environment of maximum ‘license’ that facilitated the bounce into eliminationist violence. It demonstrates how fascist ideology associated the chance of violent ‘cleansing’ to utopias of national/racial regeneration, therefore encouraging and legitimizing specific hatred opposed to specific ‘others’. It additionally exhibits how the diffusion and internationalization of fascism within the Thirties produced a feeling of a innovative new starting and created a transnational fascist ‘new order’ within which Nazi Germany got here to occupy a effective place of authority. The e-book analyzes how the eliminationist initiative and precedent of Nazi Germany grew to become a moment ‘license’ that empowered fascist regimes throughout Europe to embark on their lonesome eliminationist initiatives with lowered responsibility. eventually, it examines how this ‘license’ – more suitable by means of the activities of fascists and the cave in of order as a result of global War Two – published members and groups from the load of felony and ethical responsibility, turning them into accomplishes within the such a lot extensive, brutal, and devastating genocidal crusade that the continent had ever skilled.
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Genocide and Fascism: The Eliminationist Drive in Fascist Europe (Routledge Studies in Modern History) by Aristotle Kallis