The Coming of the American Behemoth: The Origins of Fascism in the United States, 1920–1940
466 pp, $25 pbk, ISBN 978-1-58367-731-5
By Michael Joseph Roberto
Reviewed by Linda C. Brinson
“Michael Joseph Roberto of Greensboro had been working for several years on a book maintaining that fascism began to take root in the United States during the ‘so-called prosperous’ 1920s and the Great Depression of the 1930s. Then Donald Trump surprised him and most other Americans by winning the presidency in 2016. ¶ In Roberto’s eyes, Trump’s election confirmed and gave urgency to the ideas driving his book….”
Read the review in the News & Record
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