The Origins of Totalitarianism

  • by Hannah Arendt
  • Narrated by Nadia May
  • 23 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This classic, definitive account of totalitarianism traces the emergence of modern racism as an "ideological weapon for imperialism", beginning with the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe in the 19th century and continuing through the New Imperialism period from 1884 to World War I.


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Hard but worth the effort

Arendt had a brilliant mind that drew connections far and wide. In this book she manages to hold so many strands of thought together and shed light on the complicated contradictory crazy things that humans do. This book is very much worth reading today as it is so relevant for the way the world is turning
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 27-11-2007
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.