How far was the appeal of Fascist ideology due to corporatism?

Corporatism, along with a totalitarian government, a heroic leader, extreme nationalism, militarism and hatred of communism, were the features of Fascism that Mussolini created. Each central feature appealed to a different group of the population. The appeal of Fascist ideology was due to Corporatism. Corporatism was the state controlled economic plans which would aim toContinue reading “How far was the appeal of Fascist ideology due to corporatism?”

Book Review of Eric Hobsbawm, Nations and Nationalism since 1780

Nations and Nationalism since 1780 explores how humans naturally divide themselves into groups, particularly nationality and the variety of definitions this term carries. Hobsbawm questions whether language and ethnicity can truly be features of nationalism, and whether these ideals conform with how society perceives national identity verses the individual’s perception of national identity. Hobsbawm beginsContinue reading “Book Review of Eric Hobsbawm, Nations and Nationalism since 1780”