Middlebury

HIST 0306

Global Fascism

Global Fascism
What was, or is, fascism? How do we know it when we see it? Can fascism be understood as an exclusively European phenomenon, or did it become manifest in movements and regimes in other parts of the twentieth-century world? In this seminar, we will engage with such questions via a range of texts including manifestos, films, and scholarly works. The first part of the course will interrogate seminal theories of fascism, the second will examine historical instances of fascism with particular emphasis on East Asia, and the final part will engage with debates about the contemporary resurgence of authoritarian populism. 3 hrs. Sem.
Subject:
History
Department:
History
Division:
Humanities
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL CMP HIS NOA

Sections

Fall 2017

HIST0306A-F17 Seminar (Clinton, Ward)