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Nazi Counter-Revolution: Germany (Part 1)

THE WEIMAR REPUBLIC After Germany lost the First World War, the German Emperor Kaiser fled and a new democratic government of Germany was declared in February 1919 at the small town of Weimar. It was too dangerous to make a declaration in Berlin where there had just been a revolt by a Communist group called […]

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Fascist Counter-Revolution: Italy (Part 3)

WHAT BENEFITS DID FASCISM BRING FOR THE ITALIAN PEOPLE? What really mattered to ordinary people was whether the regime’s policies were effective or not. Did Mussolini rescue Italy from weak government as he had promised, or was he, as some of his critics alleged at the time, just a windbag whose government was as corrupt […]

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Fascist Counter-Revolution: Italy (Part 2)

WHAT DID THE TERM ‘FASCISM’ STAND FOR? It is important to try to define what the term ‘fascist’ stood for, because it was later applied to other regimes and rulers, such as Hitler, Franco (Spain), Salazar (Portugal) and Peron (Argentina), which were sometimes quite different from the Italian version of fascism. Nowadays there is a […]

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Fascist Counter-Revolution: Italy (Part 1)

The unification of Italy was only completed in 1870, and the new state suffered from economic and political weaknesses. The First World War was a great strain on her economy, and there was bitter disappointment at her treatment by the Versailles settlement. Between 1919 and 1922 there were five different governments, all of which were […]

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The Chinese Revolution of 1949 (Part-5)

Effects of Chinese Revolution, 1949 and Aftermath Impact on the course of International Relations: In the first place it gave a serious set back to the prestige of United States. The American Government provided lot of economic and military help to the nationalist government of China after the defeat of Japan, still the Communists succeeded […]

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