National Socialism


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National Socialism

n.
Nazism.

National Socialism

n
(Historical Terms) German history the doctrines and practices of the Nazis, involving the supremacy of Hitler as Führer, anti-Semitism, state control of the economy, and national expansion. Also called: Nazism or Naziism
National Socialist n, adj

Na′tional So′cialism


n.
the principles and practices of the Nazis.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.national socialism - a form of socialism featuring racism and expansionism and obedience to a strong leader
fascism - a political theory advocating an authoritarian hierarchical government (as opposed to democracy or liberalism)
socialist economy, socialism - an economic system based on state ownership of capital
Falange - the Spanish Nazi party under Franco
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EDEK'S national socialism is evident in the rhetoric of its leadership and often sounds like that of Golden Dawn.
In contrast, when Germans refer to the same turbulent years, they usually use the term National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus).
Woven within this discussion, Stroud depicts the rise of the Confessing Church as an orthodox response to the German Christians, a theological subversion of National Socialism, and a movement with an alternative language to Nazi speech.
British Movement believes that the time for a rebirth of National Socialism as a mass movement in Britain is now," they write in their manifesto.
Thereafter Gregor quickly wraps up his discussion of Fascism and National Socialism, and concentrates on what he describes as the degeneration of Marxism, especially after 1945.
In the circumstances, even in comparison to the low figure in Britain, German National Socialism attracted remarkably few enthusiasts in Australia and a number of them were mentally unbalanced or fringe dwellers of the landscape of the 1930s.
Some readers may find Gerwarth a shade too empathetic with his subject, but it is important to note that it is all too easy to paint Heydrich as a monster born or to suggest that somehow the catalyst of National Socialism was required to create him.
Schmitt is notorious for being a supporter of National Socialism.
As I recall, Pius XII, when he was still in Germany as Church representative, was frightened not only by the rise of National Socialism, but of Communism also, noting that the Reds made use of quotes of Mephistopheles from Goethe's "Faust"--"There is nothing on earth that is not worth being destroyed
Whatever it is that has riled you up, it probably doesn't merit comparison to the rise of National Socialism in Germany between the world wars or its horrific consequences in world history.
First, while pro-monument advocates such as Russia itself have somewhat overstated perceptions of Stalin's troops as liberators, it would be wrong to vilify the sacrifices made by those armies as they defended their homeland and advanced against Hitler's national socialism (as latter-day reds prefer not to call it, opting instead for the less risky term "fascism").
As I will illustrate below, her ways of dealing with National Socialism are echoed in the interviews with her children and grandchildren.

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