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The extreme right in France, 1789 to the present

By Peter J. Davies


An overview of a fascinating and contentious political and intellectual tradition

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  3. And is also writing pre-FN.
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  6. (1990). argues that immigration is the extreme right’s issue par excellence
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  10. Corresponds with the type of doctrine examined in A.Aughey, ’The Moderate Right: The Conservative Tradition
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  12. for whom Barrès was a key spokesman, was known officially as the ’Revisionist’ movement because it sought to ’revise’ the constitutional arrangements of the Third Republic.
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  16. Not to be confused with 1980s new right.
  17. One Vichy poster featured two houses: one representative of the old Republic - decrepit and dirty -
  18. (1990). op.cit, p.246, and, more generally,
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  27. p.144; for background, see Billig, op.cit., on conspiracy theories and Holocaust Denial theories.
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  31. pp.146-8; Hainsworth, op.cit., p.5, says the extreme right is not synonymous with ’fascism’ or ’new fascism’.
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  44. The Rise of the "New Right"’, in Eatwell & O’Sullivan, op.cit., pp.6-13; see also N.O’Sullivan, ’The New Right: The Quest for a Civil Philosophy
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  46. (1971). Words to the Marshal’, taken from McClelland,

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