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Mosley, Sir Oswald (1896-1980)

Dorril, Stephen (2016) Mosley, Sir Oswald (1896-1980). In: The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Nationalism. Wiley-Blackwell, London, UK. ISBN 978-1405189781

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Sir Oswald Mosley was one of the most controversial British politicians of the twentieth
century. He was elected twice as a Member of Parliament (1918-24 and 1929-31) and was
appointed Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. The only significant figure in inter-war
British fascism, he founded the New Party in 1931 and, in 1932, the British Union of Fascists,
which was associated with anti-Semitism and violence. He was interned by the British
government during the Second World War and in the post-war period created the Union
Movement. He died on 3 December 1980

Item Type: Book Chapter
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Schools: School of Music, Humanities and Media
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Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2015 12:25
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2016 18:42


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