Fascism: An Informal Introduction to Its Theory and Practice
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Fascism: An Informal Introduction to Its Theory and Practice

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For Italian intellectuals, the terms "fascist" and "antifascist" continue to be the hard currency of contemporary political debate. When Professor Renzo de Felice suggests that fascism describes a moment in the Italian past--and only that--he is challenging the very heart of current orthodoxy. His ideas about fascism have a broad significance and represent a radical depart...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published January 1st 1977 by Transaction Publishers (first published September 1976)
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Alec
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"Fascism: An Informal Introduction to Its Theory and Practice" is a lengthy interview between scholar Michael Ledeen and historian Renzo De Felice on the controversial subject of the origins and characteristics of fascism, a repulsive yet hydra-like ideology that exists under the broader umbrella of totalitarianism.

In contrast to his contemporary peers, Felice argued that fascism should be subdivided into its distinct manifestations as a political movement and as an oppressive regime. Intriguin...more
Andrew
I read this before "Interpretations of Fascism" by De Felice and it helped me better understand. Through the interview you find out characteristics of De Felice such as his Italian nationalistic tendency and that he is a Mussolini biographer. Overall this was an interesting piece and a quick read that helped outline the concept of Fascism but would not serve as a good reference to fully comprehend the Fascist ideology.
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