Fascism

A Century of Fascism

Fascism would plague the 20th century, but when Benito Mussolini seized power in October 1922 few could agree on exactly what it was.

Gutter Press

Why did newspapers maintain a policy of isolationism in the midst of a world embroiled in war?

The Far Right in France

Since the late 19th century, French politics has provided a testing ground for right-wing populism.

What is a Concentration Camp?

‘Concentration camps’ are difficult to define. Even the survivors of the most notorious and universally recognised camps in history discovered this problem in the aftermath of the Second World War.

The Great Dictators

What do the tyrants of the 20th century have in common? Terror, confusion and quasi-religious followings.

Himmler's Witch Hunt

The Third Reich’s obsession with a pure Germanic past led to a renewed interest in the witch hunts of early modern Germany.

Soft Fascism

The buildings that came out of Portugal’s New State were described as an ‘architectural lie’.