The Origins of Totalitarianism

Notes

Arendt provides a historical account of the forces that crystallized into totalitarianism. The ebb and flow of nineteenth-century anti-Semitism (she deemed the Dreyfus Affair a dress rehearsal for the Final Solution) and the rise of European imperialism, accompanied by the invention of racism as the only possible rationalization for it. 

Artist / Author Hannah Arendt
Publisher Harcourt Publishing
ISBN 978-0156701532
Reference P2842
Date 1973
Type Publication

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