The Origins of Totalitarianism

Hannah Arendt


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Arendt’s definitive work on totalitarianism, a surprise bestseller in 2017.

‘How could such a book speak so powerfully to our present moment? The short answer is that we, too, live in dark times’ Washington Post

Hannah Arendt’s chilling analysis of the conditions that led to the Nazi and Soviet totalitarian regimes is a warning from history about the fragility of freedom, exploring how propaganda, scapegoats, terror and political isolation all aided the slide towards total domination.
‘A non-fiction bookend to Nineteen Eighty-FourThe New York Times

‘The political theorist who wrote about the Nazis and the ‘banality of evil’ has become a surprise bestseller’ Guardian


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ISBN – 9780241316757
Publisher – Penguin Books, Limited
Format – Paperback
Publication Date – 06/04/2017
Dimensions – 198mm X 132mm
Categories – Philosophy

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