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The origins of totalitarianism

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The origins of totalitarianism
Call No: 305.8924 A68o

Call Number305.8924 A68o
Dates[1985]; ©1976
Statement of Responsibilityby Hannah Arendt.
Creators & ContributorsArendt, Hannah (author)
SummaryExamines the rise of antisemitism in Central and Western European Jewish history in the 19th century, European colonial imperialism from 1884 to the First World War, and the institutions and operations of totalitarian movements and governments.
ContentsPreface to the First Edition
Preface to Part One: Antisemitism
Preface to Part Two: Imperialism
Preface to Part Three: Totalitarianism

Part One: Antisemitism
  1. Antisemitism as an Outrage to Common Sense
  2. The Jews, the Nation-State, and the Birth of Antisemitism
  3. The Jews and Society
  4. The Dreyfus Affair
Part Two: Imperialism
  1. The Political Emancipation of the Bourgeoisie
  2. Race-Thinking Before Racism
  3. Race and Bureaucracy
  4. Continental Imperialism: the Pan-Movements
  5. The Decline of the Nation-State and the End of the Rights of Man
Part Three: Totalitarianism
  1. A Classless Society
  2. The Totalitarian Movement
  3. Totalitarianism in Power
  4. Ideology and Terror: A Novel Form of Government
Physical Description xliii, 527 pages ; 21 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherOrlando, FL : Harcourt Inc.
EditionNew edition
SeriesA Harvest book ; HB244
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 483–507) and index
RecognitionGifted in 2009 by Shannon LaBelle & Kevin Forbes

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