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Modernism and Totalitarianism

Rethinking the Intellectual Sources of Nazism and Stalinism, 1945 to the Present

  • Richard Shorten

Part of the Modernism and … book series (MAND)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction

    1. Richard Shorten
      Pages 1-20
  3. Totalitarianism — What, When, How?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Richard Shorten
      Pages 23-72
    3. Richard Shorten
      Pages 73-106
  4. Three Totalitarian Currents

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Richard Shorten
      Pages 109-149
    3. Richard Shorten
      Pages 150-189
    4. Richard Shorten
      Pages 190-236
  5. Conclusion

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      Pages 237-245
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 246-321

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

National Socialism revolution violence

Authors and affiliations

  • Richard Shorten
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Political Science and International StudiesUniversity of BirminghamUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137284372
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-230-25207-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-28437-2
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