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Sacrifice: My Life in a Fascist Militia

Alessandro Orsini


This book's author is one of Italy's premier analysts of political extremism. His investigation of the beliefs and mindsets of Europe's political fringe has largely focused on anarchist and far-left groups, but this book turns inquiry to the rapidly expanding neofascist movement. The author joined local groups of a neofascist organization he names Sacrifice in two neighboring cities with very different political cultures. This “insider” book, which features dialogues with various militia members, shows how fascists live day to day, how they understand their world, and how they build a parallel ... More

Keywords: political extremism, neofascist movement, fascists, censorship, public rallies, militias, masculine ethos, violence, anticommunism, fascist community

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781501709838
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501709838.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alessandro Orsini, author
LUISS University of Rome