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Modernism and Totalitarianism
Rethinking the Intellectual Sources of Nazism and Stalinism, 1945 to the Presentav R Shorten1229Skickas inom 10-15 vardagar.
Fri frakt inom Sverige för privatpersoner.Modernism and Totalitarianism evaluates a broad range of post-1945 scholarship. Totalitarianism, as the common ideological trajectory of Nazism and Stalinism, is dissected as a synthesis of three modernist intellectual currents which determine its particular, inherited character.
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"With detailed endnotes, an excellent primary and secondary bibliography, he synthesises the work of earlier theorists and offers an original analysis of totalitarianism for a new generation of readers. ... Modernism and Totalitarianism will have a wide appeal to intellectual and political historians. Richard Shorten is to be commended for his analysis of the 'shared ideological space' of totalitarianism ... ." (Siobhan Kattago, The European Legacy, Vol. 22 (2), 2017)
RICHARD SHORTEN teaches political theory at the University of Birmingham, UK. His work focuses on the history of political ideas, with particular reference to twentieth-century Europe. He has published widely on the subject of totalitarianism.
Series Preface Acknowledgments Introduction PART I: TOTALITARIANISM - WHAT, WHEN, HOW? The Problem of the Modern The Problem of Intellectual Antecedents PART II: THREE TOTALITARIAN CURRENTS Utopianism Scientism Revolutionary Violence Conclusion Bibliography Index