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Common Destiny: Dictatorship, Foreign Policy, and War in Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany

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This book offers a genuinely comparative analysis of the dictatorships that launched the Second World War: their origins, nature, dynamics, and common ruin. It provides an unconventional and compelling overview from territorial unification in the 1860s to national catastrophe in 1943/45 that places Fascism and Nazism firmly in the tradition of revolutionary mass politics i ...more
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Published January 1st 2009 by Cambridge University Press (first published June 12th 2000)
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Common Destiny provides an excellent overview of the Fascist and Nazi regimes that existed during the World War II era. Macgregor Knox sets out to provide the reader a comparison between the two in how they came to power, maintained power and dissolved. The first two chapters take an even wider view and asses the various factors that led to unification and how those factors allowed Hitler and Mussolini to take power. While the book is somewhat dated particularly with regards to recent scholarshi ...more
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