Populist Influences On American Fascism

  title={Populist Influences On American Fascism},
  author={Victor C. Ferkiss},
  journal={Political Research Quarterly},
  pages={350 - 373}
  • V. Ferkiss
  • Published 1957
  • Political Science
  • Political Research Quarterly
HE DOCTRINAL roots of American fascist thought have long remained obscure for reasons inherent in recent American history itself. Essentially fascist popular movements grew up in America during the period 1929-41 at a time when American publicists and intellectuals were rediscovering America in their reaction to the growth of fascism and nazism abroad. Increased regard for American tradition among hitherto alienated intellectuals made them reluctant to admit that movements such as those led by… Expand
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