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The totalitarian temptation

Author: Jean-François Revel
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1977.
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Revel, Jean François.
Totalitarian temptation.
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1977
(OCoLC)904053397
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-François Revel
ISBN: 0385122748 9780385122740
OCLC Number: 2969574
Description: 311 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The communist counterrevolution. Socialism and its foes ; The totalitarian urge ; Why Salinism is advancing in the world ; The democratic misunderstanding ; The Socialist misunderstanding --
Of docility toward Stalinism : its manifestations and its consequences. The fear of anti-communism ; Unofficial Stalinism or Pidgin Marxism ; The excommunication of social democracy --
The suicide of the socialists or the indirect justification of totalitarian solutions. Excesses in the economic critique of capitalism ; The myth that democratic liberalism is utterly bankrupt ; The refusal to analyze the causes of failure --
State and reaction. The state as Narcissus ; Uniting the nine powers --
National totalitarianism or global socialism. Of docility toward Stalinism : an essay in explanation ; Toward a new socialism?
Other Titles: Tentation totalitaire.
Responsibility: by Jean-François Revel ; translated by David Hapgood.
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