Totalitarian Experiment in Twentieth Century Europe by David D. Roberts
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Totalitarian Experiment in Twentieth Century Europe
By David D. Roberts

The Totalitarian Experiment in Twentieth Century Europe

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Totalitarian Experiment in Twentieth Century Europe by David D. Roberts

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By developing a long-term supranational perspective, this ambitious, multi-faceted work provides a new understanding of 'totalitarianism', the troubling common element linking Soviet communism, Italian fascism and German Nazism. The book's original analysis of antecedent ideas on the subject sheds light on the common origins and practices of the regimes. Through this fresh appreciation of their initial frame of mind, Roberts demonstrates how the three political experiments yielded unprecedented collective mobilization but also a characteristic combination of radicalization, myth-making, and failure. Providing deep historical analysis, the book proves that 'totalitarianism' best characterizes the common features in the originating aspirations, the mode of action and even the outcomes of Soviet communism, Italian fascism and German Nazism. By enhancing our knowledge of what 'totalitarianism' was and where it came from, Roberts affords important lessons about the ongoing challenges, possibilities, and dangers of the modern political experiment.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415192781
ISBN-10: 0415192781
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 37mm)
Pages: 592
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David D. Roberts

David D. Roberts is Albert Berry Saye Professor of History at the University of Georgia. Among his numerous publications are The Syndicalist Tradition and Italian Fascism (1979), Benedetto Croce and the Uses of Historicism (1987) and Nothing But History: Reconstruction and Extremity after Metaphysics (1995).

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