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Totalitarianism : the inner history of the Cold War

Author: Abbott Gleason
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1998.
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Gleason examines the history of totalitarianism as a model for explaining twentieth-century political systems, beginning with the term's inception in Fascist Italy, through its influence on American  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abbott Gleason
ISBN: 0195050185 9780195050189
OCLC Number: 229907011
Description: [9], 307 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: IntroductionOne.: Fascist OriginsTwo.: A New Kind of State: Italy, Germany, and the Soviet Union in the 1930sThree.: Wartime in the English-Speaking WorldFour.: The Cold WarFive.: Brainwashing: Communist China as a Totalitarian StateSix.: Searching for the Origins of TotalitarianismSeven.: "Totalitarianism" Among the SovietologistsEight.: The Cold War in Postwar Europe: France, Italy, and GermanyNine.: The Cold War in Eastern EuropeTen.: The "Evil Empire"Epilogue. The Russians Call Themselves TotalitarianNotesIndex
Responsibility: Abbott Gleason.


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Gleason... has now written a full survey of the shifts in meaning the word 'totalitarianism' has undergone. New York Times Book review A fundamental work that reflects on the history of the past half Read more...

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