Communist Anti-Fascism and Transnational Fascism: Comparisons, Transfers, Entanglements

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The aim of the chapter is tobroadly discuss the anti-fascist activities ofinternational communist-led organizations in Berlin, London and Paris, 1922–1940. The chapter elaborates onhow anti-fascist articulations of fascism as a transnational, entangled andconnected European movement empowered and animatedtransnational cooperation between anti-fascists. The chapter presents a conciseoverview of communist anti-fascism in Western Europe and discusses moreover itsconflictual relation to the Soviet Union’s foreign policy needs and theinfluence of Stalin’s personal dictatorship on theanti-fascist culture during the 1930s, concluding with the USSR’s finalabandonment of communist anti-fascism in 1939.

Titel på gästpublikationFascism without Borders. Transnational Connections and Cooperation between Movements and Regimes in Europe from 1918 to 1945
RedaktörerArnd Bauerkämper, Grzegorz Rossoliński-Liebe
FörlagBerghahn books
ISBN (tryckt)978-1-78533-468-9
StatusPublicerad - 2017
MoE-publikationstypA3 Del av bok eller annan forskningsbok


  • Communism
  • France
  • Germany, Political system, comparative politics
  • International organizations
  • Soviet Union
  • Spanish Civil War
  • United Kingdom

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