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New Perspectives on the Transnational Right

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Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Transnational History Series book series (PMSTH)

About this book

Introduction

The links the conservative Right has sought to forge beyond the national over the last century have been too often neglected, and this volume sheds new light on transnationalism, the Right, and the ways the two interact.

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About the authors

Martin Durham is a Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Wolverhampton, UK. He is the author of numerous works on right-wing politics, including Women and Fascism and White Rage: The Extreme Right and American Politics.

Margaret Power is an Associate Professor of History at the Illinois Institute of Technology. She is the author of Right-Wing Women in Chile: Feminine Power and the Struggle against Allende, 1964-1973 and co-editor of Right-Wing Women around the World: From Conservatives to Extremists.

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Reviews

"Whilescholars have tracedforeign ideological influencesonrightist movements, theyhave tended tooverlook thetransnationalties that bindtogether groups they regard as nationalistic. By focusing on these connections, this bookis a pioneering contribution to the literature." - Sandra McGee Deutsch, Professor of History, University of Texas at El Paso

"At last, a book on the Right as a global political force. Its top-rate scholarship shows the full reach of fascist, conservative, and anti-egalitarian movements across national borders and continents." - Kathleen Blee, Distinguished Professor and Chair, University of Pittsburgh and author of Inside Organized Racism: Women in the Hate Movement

"This book is the first collection ever that specifically focuses on comparative transnational right-wing movements. It s a very exciting contribution to the growing literature on right-wing movements, co-edited by two leading scholars in the field." - Paola Bacchetta, Associate Professor of Gender & Women s Studies, University of California, Berkeley

"This fine collection brings together a wide range of innovative work on the extreme right. It asks new questions and proposes some stimulating answers. It will be essential reading not just for scholars of extreme right, but of the burgeoning field of internationalism, too." - Kevin Passmore, Reader in History, Cardiff University, UK