article he "Pre-Fascism" Argument: the Study of Authoritarianism in the 20 th Century (from a Catalan-Spanish Viewpoint) 1

Jordi Casassas-Ymbert
2011 Journal of Catalan IntelleCtual HIstory   unpublished
This article presents a state of the art on the analysis of modern anti-parliamentarian phenomena, highlighting the emphasis put on both its precedents and long term triggers , also known as "pre-fascism". The article first proposes to differentiate between these elements, which directly intervene in the development of such a specific phenomenon of the interwar period, and the ones inherent to the complex crisis of insertion of the democratic system in Western Europe. Secondly, these
more » ... y, these reflections are applied to the specific Catalonia-Spain case. key words Historiographical revisionism, pre-fascism, history of political thinking, nationalism, Catalonia 20 th century.