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336 pages, Paperback
First published January 1, 2004
“…At bottom is a passionate nationalism. Allied to it is a conspiratorial and Manichean view of history as the battle between the good and evil camps, between the pure and the corrupt, in which one’s own community or nation has been the victim. In this Darwinian narrative, the chosen people have been weakened by political parties, social classes, unassimilable minorities, spoiled rentiers, and rationalist thinkers…these ‘mobilizing passions’…form the emotional lava that set fascism’s foundation…”.