By Nigel Copsey
Anti-fascism has lengthy been essentially the most lively and dynamic components of radical protest and direct motion. but it's a space of fight and renowned resistance that is still principally unexplored through historians, sociologists and political scientists.
Fully revised and up-to-date from its past version, this publication keeps to supply the definitive account of anti-fascism in Britain from its roots within the Nineteen Thirties competition to Oswald Mosley and the British Union of Fascists, to the road demonstrations and on-line campaigns of the twenty-first century. the writer attracts on a powerful variety of resources together with authentic executive, police and defense prone files, the writings and memories of activists themselves, and the guides and propaganda of anti-fascist teams and their opponents.
The booklet lines the ideological, tactical and organisational evolution of anti-fascist teams and explores their usually advanced relationships with the mainstream and radical left, in addition to assessing their effectiveness in fighting the intense right.
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