Totalitarian Democracy and After

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Jacob Leib Talmon, Yehoshua Arieli, Nathan Rotenstreich
Taylor & Francis US, 2002 - 412 pages
This volume, first published in 1984, contains the principal papers from a distinguished colloquium held in 1982. Its avowed purpose is to investigate further the notion of "totalitarian democracy" and to look at its repercussions in the contemporary world.

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Contents

THE HISTORIOGRAPHY AND PHILOSOPHY
35
Rival Revolutionary Ideals
56
Turn of the Century and Totalitarian Ideology
70
Totalitarian Democracy Cultural Traditions
83
Different Visions of Political Messianism in
96
Russian and Western European Roots of Soviet
104
The Historical Setting of German Totalitarianism
118
Political Traditions and Responses in Islam
128
Political Style and Political Theory Totalitarian
177
Totalitarianism and Tyranny
183
Aux sources de lidéologie fasciste La révolte
197
Ideas Political Intentions and Historical Consequences
232
Totalitarianism and After in Communist Party
262
Totalitarianism and After in Communist Party
323
Zionism and Political Messianism
342
The Israeli Kibbutz The Dynamics of Pragmatic
362

Totalitarian Democratic Hermeneutics and Policies
137
Traditional Constraints on Totalitarianism in Japan
158
THE VARIETIES AND TRANSFORMATIONS
165
The Israeli Kibbutz The Dynamics of Pragmatic
377
Between Rulers and Ruled Some Aspects
399
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Jacob Talmon was Professor of Modern History at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

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