To Expand or not to Expand? Territory, Generic Fascism and the Quest for an `Ideal Fatherland'

  title={To Expand or not to Expand? Territory, Generic Fascism and the Quest for an `Ideal Fatherland'},
  author={Aristotle Kallis},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  pages={237 - 260}
Constructing a theory of generic fascism that is both comprehensive and elaborate, flexible and heuristically useful, has always been a daunting task. This has largely (though by no means exclusively) been the result of fascism’s own dual identity — a political ideology underpinned by a set of generic values; and the varying interpretation of such values in each national context. It is this pluralism of meaning that fascism acquired in the different countries that renders meaningful… 
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