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Pan-Germanism and the Austrofascist State, 1933-38

Julie Thorpe


This book is about the ideas and policies that characterized the rightward trajectory of Austrofascism in the 1930s, providing a fresh perspective on the debate over whether Austria was an authoritarian or fascist state. It is designed to introduce a range of issues confronting Austrian policy and opinion makers in the years prior to the Anschluss with Nazi Germany. The author argues that Austrofascism (not National Socialism) was the political heir of pan-Germanism in the Habsburg Monarchy. The book contributes to studies of inter-war Austria by introducing several case studies, including pre ... More

Keywords: Austrofascism, Austria, Anschluss, Nazi Germany, pan-Germanism, Habsburg Monarchy, propaganda, minority politics, regionalism, immigration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780719079672
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719079672.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Julie Thorpe, author