By Stephen J. Lee

European Dictatorships 1918–1945 surveys the extreme situations resulting in, and coming up from, the transformation of over half Europe’s states to dictatorships among the 1st and the second one global wars. From the infamous dictatorships of Mussolini, Hitler and Stalin to much less recognized states and leaders, Stephen J. Lee scrutinizes the studies of Russia, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal and vital and japanese ecu states.


This fourth variation has been absolutely revised and up-to-date all through. New fabric for this variation includes:



  • the newest learn on person dictatorships

  • a new bankruptcy at the stories of Europe’s democracies by the hands of Germany, Italy and Russia

  • an increased bankruptcy on Spain

  • a new part on dictatorships past Europe, exploring the ecu and indigenous roots of dictatorships in Latin the US, Asia and Africa.


Extensively illustrated with pictures, maps, tables and a comparative timeline, and supported by means of a significant other site delivering extra assets for examine (www.routledge.com/cw/lee), European Dictatorships 1918–1945 is a transparent, particular and hugely available research of the tumultuous occasions of early twentieth-century Europe.

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