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Fascism
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I. The Term – II. Italian Fascism – III. Fascism and Christianity – IV. Fascism and the German Public

I. The Term

Fascism, the term for a very significant aspect of 20th-century politics, has a wide range of meanings. It was initially used for Benito Mussolini's system of authoritarian-corporatist rule in Italy from 1922 to 1943/45. Even in the 1920s, nationalist protest movements (Nationalism) in other European countries were…

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Graf, Friedrich Wilhelm, “Fascism”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 04 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_07463>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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