British Catholics and Fascism: Religious Identity and Political Extremism Between the Wars - Villis, T.
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Drawing substantially on the thoughts and words of Catholic writers and cultural commentators, Villis sheds new light on religious identity and political extremism in early twentieth-century Britain. The book constitutes a comprehensive study of the way in which British Catholic communities reacted to fascism both at home and abroad.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Drawing substantially on the thoughts and words of Catholic writers and cultural commentators, Villis sheds new light on religious identity and political extremism in early twentieth-century Britain. The book constitutes a comprehensive study of the way in which British Catholic communities reacted to fascism both at home and abroad.
Autorenporträt
Tom Villis is a Senior Lecturer in History and Politics at Regent's College, London, UK. Tom was educated at the universities of Edinburgh, Grenoble and Cambridge and has also taught at Cambridge University and the Open University. He is the author of Reaction and the Avant-Garde: The Revolt against Liberal Democracy in Early Twentieth-Century Britain.
Inhaltsangabe
Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Catholic Fascists? 2. The Hierarchy 3. The Press 4. The Chesterbelloc 5. Campbell, Dawson, Burns and Wall: Catholic Writers and the Crisis of Liberalism 6. The Catholic Literary Right 7. Literary Catholicism and Fascism in Wales 8. Catholic Anti-Fascism Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index
Rezensionen
"A scholarly work that makes a clean sweep of stereotyped clichés, reopening the discussion on the essence of Fascism" - Luca Gallesi, Barbadillio.