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    • A History of Fascism, 1914-1945

    • By: Stanley G. Payne
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 20 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Focusing mostly on Italy and Germany but also considering Spain, Romania, Japan, and movements in other countries, Payne describes fascism as revolutionary ultranationalism based on national rebirth, extreme elitism, mass mobilization, and the promotion of violence and military virtues. He also suggests that the early Russian communists borrowed many techniques from fascism, and that though we are fairly well-inoculated against fascism itself, the values it represents could still emerge in new forms.

    Regular price: $31.47

    • Spain

    • A Unique History
    • By: Stanley G. Payne
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From bloodthirsty conquest to exotic romance, stereotypes of Spain abound. This new volume by distinguished historian Stanley G. Payne draws on his half-century of experience to offer a balanced, broadly chronological survey of Spanish history from the Visigoths to the present. Who were the first “Spaniards”? Is Spain a fully Western country? Was Spanish liberalism a failure? Examining Spain's unique role in the larger history of Western Europe, Payne reinterprets key aspects of the country's history.

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    • An Academic Wonder

    • By Richard on 02-07-13

    Regular price: $23.94