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Totalitarianism
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The term “totalitarianism” has been used by politicians and intellectuals to label and analyze the ideological dictatorships of the 20th century, in particular Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union under Josef Stalin (1879–1953). Applied normatively and descriptively, “totalitarianism” denotes the monopoly of power by a single,…

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Berglund, Bruce R., “Totalitarianism”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 12 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_T.65>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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