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Mobilizing Support

Roland Clark

in Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453687
eISBN:
9780801456343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453687.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Corneliu Zelea Codreanu's efforts to mobilize support for the newly established Legion of the Archangel Michael. The Legion of the Archangel Michael emerged from the split ... More


Iron-Clad Breasts and Lily-White Souls

Roland Clark

in Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453687
eISBN:
9780801456343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453687.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the Legion of the Archangel Michael's use of peaceful methods. These gave the movement the high moral ground as it competed with Romania's major political parties. In stark ... More


Salvation and Sacrifice

Roland Clark

in Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453687
eISBN:
9780801456343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453687.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the Legion of the Archangel Michael's rhetoric on salvation and sacrifice. It begins by focusing on Father Grigore Cristescu, who became heavily involved in the Legion from 1933 ... More


Elections, Violence, and Discipline

Roland Clark

in Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453687
eISBN:
9780801456343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453687.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the Legion of the Archangel Michael's willingness to engage in political violence during elections as well as its system of discipline and punishment. Corneliu Zelea Codreanu ... More


The Power of Print

Roland Clark

in Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453687
eISBN:
9780801456343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453687.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the Legion of the Archangel Michael's use of printing and distribution to publicize its activities and promote the movement's symbols and slogans. As legionaries began producing ... More


Rise and Fall

Roland Clark

in Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453687
eISBN:
9780801456343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453687.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the fall of the Legion of the Archangel Michael. The elections of 1937 produced a hung Parliament in Romania. For the first time in the country's history, the incumbent party ... More


Introduction

Roland Clark

in Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453687
eISBN:
9780801456343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453687.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines fascist activism in Romania during the interwar period by focusing on the Legion of the Archangel Michael. Drawing on the history of everyday life (Alltagsgeschichte), it explores ... More


Conclusion

Roland Clark

in Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453687
eISBN:
9780801456343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453687.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's main points about the Legion of the Archangel Michael and its fascist activism. It shows how assassinations, street battles, and religious ceremonies ... More


Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania

Roland Clark

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453687
eISBN:
9780801456343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453687.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Founded in 1927, Romania's Legion of the Archangel Michael was one of Europe's largest and longest-lived fascist social movements. This book approaches Romanian fascism by asking what membership in ... More


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