Leon Trotsky's Theory of Fascism

  title={Leon Trotsky's Theory of Fascism},
  author={R. Wistrich},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  pages={157 - 184}
  • R. Wistrich
  • Published 1976
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Contemporary History
  • Moreover his analysis of Nazism lost some of its force by his dogmatic insistence on organically identifying fascism with the last-ditch struggle of moribund capitalism. This prevented him from fully perceiving the more modern political and technical attributes of Nazi methods of domination and its ability to embrace all sections of the German population and integrate them into the totalitarian structure of the state. But it did not prevent him from subjecting the official communist… CONTINUE READING
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