British Fascism After the Holocaust: From the Birth of Denial to the Notting Hill Riots 1939-1958 (Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right)

November 29, 2020
British Fascism After the Holocaust: From the Birth of Denial to the Notting Hill Riots 1939-1958 (Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right)

This book explores the policies and ideologies of a number ofindividuals and groups who attempted to relaunch fascist,antisemitic and racist politics in the wake of World War II and theHolocaust.Despite the leading architects of fascism being dead and thenewsreel footage of Jewish bodies being pushed into mass gravesseared into societal consciousness, fascism survived World War IIand, though changed, survives to this day. Britain was the countrythat 'stood alone' against fascism, but it was no exception. Thisbook treads new historical ground and shines a light onto the mostunderstudied period of British fascism, whilst simultaneouslyadding to our understanding of the evolving ideology of fascism,the persistent nature of antisemitism and the blossoming ofBritain's anti-immigration movement.This book will primarily appeal to scholars and students with aninterest in the history of fascism, antisemitism and the Holocaust,racism, immigration and postwar Britain.