British Catholics and Fascism

Religious Identity and Political Extremism Between the Wars

  • Tom Villis

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
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  10. Back Matter
    Pages 219-280

About this book


Drawing substantially on the thoughts and words of Catholic writers and cultural commentators, Villis sheds new light on religious identity and political extremism in early twentieth-century Britain. The book constitutes a comprehensive study of the way in which British Catholic communities reacted to fascism both at home and abroad.


crisis extremism fascism identity

Authors and affiliations

  • Tom Villis
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  1. 1.Regent’s CollegeLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-44555-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-27419-9
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