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Published online by Cambridge University Press:  10 March 2006

Instituto de Ciências Sociais – Universidade de Lisboa, Avenida Professor Aníbal de Bettencourt, 9, 1600–189 Lisbon, Portugal.


Michael Mann Fascists (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), 429 pp., £17.99 (pb), ISBN 052153856.

Robert O. Paxton The Anatomy of Fascism (London: Allen Lane, 2004), 321 pp., £8.99 (pb), ISBN 0141014326.

Nancy Bermeo Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times. The Citizenry and the Breakdown of Democracy (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press: 2003), 265 pp., £13.95 (pb), ISBN 0691089701.

Didier Musiedlack Mussolini (Paris: Presses de Sciences PO, 2005), 436 pp., €16.15, ISBN 2724608062.

Paul H. Lewis Latin Fascist Elites. The Mussolini, Franco and Salazar Regimes (Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003), 209 pp., $85.95 (hb), ISBN 027597880X.

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António Costa Pinto is Professor of Modern European History and Politics at the University of Lisbon's Institute of Social Science. His research interests include fascism and authoritarianism, democratisation and the European Union. He is the author of The Blue Shirts: Portuguese Fascism in Inter-war Europe (2000), and co-edited Southern Europe and the Making of the European Union (2002) and Who Governs Southern Europe? Regime Change and Ministerial Recruitment (2003). He is currently working on a book, the working title of which is ‘Charisma and Fascism in Inter-war Europe’, which is due to be published during 2006.