Simon Purdue

PhD Candidate and Historian of the Global Far-Right

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Just Like Earl: William Luther Pierce and the Hero Complex of Far-Right Masculinity – Activist History Review

William Luther Pierce, author of the notorious Turner Diaries, fetishized a particularly patriarchal, violent, and primitive form of masculinity and deliberately sought to attack the masculine insecurities of his readers in order to mobilize a violent hero complex.

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