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Explorations in Ethnic Studies
To quote the cartoon character Pogo: "We have met the enemy and he is us." The key strength in Forbes' analysis of fascism is his wide-ranging historical sweep and the way he shows that many elements in American character, such as prejudice against immigrants and eagerness for the spread of American ideas overseas, are related to fascistic tendencies throughout American history.
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