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Introducing Fascism: A Graphic Guide (Introducing)

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A fascinating graphic guide to the political movements and philosophical roots of Fascism tracing the origins of its ideas to nineteenth-century traditions.

Stuart Hood was a teacher until the Second World War. While an intelligence officer in Cairo, he was captured and transferred to a PoW camp in Italy.

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A fascinating graphic guide to the political movements and philosophical roots of Fascism.

Synopsis:

A fascinating graphic guide to the political movements and philosophical roots of fascism, tracing the origins of its ideas to nineteenth-century traditions.

Stuart Hood is a WWII POW escapee and subsequent expert and BBC film maker.

About the Author

Stuart Hood read English and Italian at Edinburgh and was a teacher until the Second World War broke out. While serving as an intelligence officer in Cairo, he was captured and, in 1943, transferred to a PoW camp in northern Italy. By this time the Italian fascist regime was collapsing and Hood and 400 others managed to escapre the camp in the confusion. He joined the local partisans and became "Carlino", a leader of the Tuscan resistance.

After the war, he worked for many years at the BBC before leaving to go freelance, producing documentaries on war trials and pursuing a successful career as a novelist. He became Professor of Film and Television at the Royal College of Arts in 1971 and taught into the 1990s. He died in 2011.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781848316126
Author:
Hood, Stuart
Publisher:
Icon Books
Author:
Jansz, Litza
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Introducing
Publication Date:
20131131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
6.88 x 4.88 in

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A fascinating graphic guide to the political movements and philosophical roots of Fascism.
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A fascinating graphic guide to the political movements and philosophical roots of fascism, tracing the origins of its ideas to nineteenth-century traditions.

Stuart Hood is a WWII POW escapee and subsequent expert and BBC film maker.

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