By Nigel Copsey

Anti-fascism has lengthy been some of the most lively and dynamic parts of radical protest and direct motion. but it's a space of fight and renowned resistance that continues to be mostly unexplored via historians, sociologists and political scientists.

Fully revised and up to date from its past variation, this ebook maintains 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 reliable executive, police and defense companies documents, the writings and memories of activists themselves, and the courses and propaganda of anti-fascist teams and their opponents.

The e-book strains the ideological, tactical and organisational evolution of anti-fascist teams and explores their frequently advanced relationships with the mainstream and radical left, in addition to assessing their effectiveness in scuffling with the extraordinary right.

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