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texts. One, developed by Roberto Franzosi,
constructs networks from texts by linking actors (nodes) by sequential actions. It focuses on ‘semantic triplets’ (i.e., subject-action-object) and has been applied to newspaper accounts of lynchings in Georgia and fascism in Italy.
to the history of scholarship have been gathering momentum in the past decade or so. Increasingly we are learning more about the ways in which, for instance, nineteenth-century nationalism, philosophical debates on modernity, fascism, the Cold War, radicalism, feminism, religious affiliations, non
-critical approach is important here because it partly helps explain why he was making such arguments.
Form criticism emerged in Germany at approximately the same time as Nazi fascism and its accompanying anti-Semitism. German New Testament scholarship was also providing some prominent anti-Semitic and Nazi
emerged in the early modern period and hardened into an aesthetic ideology that helped to structure much of European and American nationalism. This ideology can be found throughout modernity and it has particular political appeal to the eugenics movement, to various sorts of fascism, and in the thought of
s: “Finnish liberal anti-fascism and the policy of national unification were anti-communist, democratic, parliamentarian, legalistic and nationalistic in nature. This combination of liberal yet nationalistic values aspired to achieve a united nation in spirit and mentality, but never a coerced