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¥2,800,000 (Direct Cost: ¥2,800,000)
Fiscal Year 2003: ¥700,000 (Direct Cost: ¥700,000)
Fiscal Year 2002: ¥1,000,000 (Direct Cost: ¥1,000,000)
Fiscal Year 2001: ¥1,100,000 (Direct Cost: ¥1,100,000)
This researielr made clear the whale picture S* Ezra Pound's ennoblement with Italian Fascism and antisemitism and William Dudley Pollep in fluence on the poet in his fascism, especially the relation of the formeris spiritualism and antisenitism to the latter.
The problem a tique of America is important to Pounce, His involvement with Italian Fascism and antiaemitism started with, and a cceleratedly deepeneol by his recognition of the sap between the realties and the ideal of America, or what he thought to we, In the course of it, reading of an article entitled "The Secret * the Ci*il War and the oleath of *incol" by william Dudley Peeley was crucial to him. Tremanolously shoched at the clraige by Pelley that the greatest orisis in the history of his country bad aetually *een a plot of cnternutional Je*s, Poun* eutered into the study of "Jeuish Question," In this seise, Pelley's influence over the peot is a grave one.
Palley's thought is very singular in the souse in which it consists of antis*nitism, Silver Shirts activities, spiri*ali*m, and social reformism. This research essayed to adumbrate the act*ities of his Siler Shirts, and to elucidate the core ideas of his idiosyncratic social refo*mism, His racial the *y is of the same kind as the yello* peril theory aolovocated by, say, Grant. But his is singular in that it is mi*ed with * saei*-cosmological fantasy. He attrit*utes the exi*tence of races of different pl*ysical *ha*acteristics to the in *i *atians of their an cestors to the globe from different for stors, But his amerti*n is *isapp*inti**ly comm*n in that yello* race in cluali* Te*ir* pe*le is "a clangorous *iy, threatning the supre*acy of white people, " -a usual yellco*o peril theory, His s*cial refornion is unwo*kable as were his com. tomro*ery fantastic economics. It is precisely a product of the mentality which put fort* the occult racism menticoned alo*.