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The Resource Totalitarianism and Political Religion : An Intellectual History, A. James Gregor, (electronic resource)

Totalitarianism and Political Religion : An Intellectual History, A. James Gregor, (electronic resource)

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Totalitarianism and Political Religion : An Intellectual History
Title
Totalitarianism and Political Religion
Title remainder
An Intellectual History
Statement of responsibility
A. James Gregor
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The totalitarian systems that arose in the twentieth century presented themselves as secular. Yet, as A. James Gregor argues in this book, they themselves functioned as religions. He presents an intellectual history of the rise of these political religions, tracing a set of ideas that include belief that a certain text contains impeccable truths; notions of infallible, charismatic leadership; and the promise of human redemption through strict obedience, selfless sacrifice, total dedication, and unremitting labor. Gregor provides unique insight into the variants of Marxism, Fascism, and Nationa
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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1929-
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Gregor, A. James
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
ProQuest Ebook Central
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  • Fascism
  • National socialism
  • Religion and politics
  • Totalitarianism
Label
Totalitarianism and Political Religion : An Intellectual History, A. James Gregor, (electronic resource)
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/eui/detail.action?docID=842221
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Hegelians after Hegel; Chapter 3: Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx: History as Religion; Chapter 4: Leninism: Revolution as Religion; Chapter 5: Fascism: The Antecedents; Chapter 6: Fascism: The State as Religion; Chapter 7: The Religiopolitical Background of National Socialism; Chapter 8: National Socialism: Race as Religion; Chapter 9: Consolidation and Decay; Chapter 10: Conclusions and Speculations; Index;
Control code
u370453
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (317 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780804783682
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL842221
  • (OCoLC)773566772
Label
Totalitarianism and Political Religion : An Intellectual History, A. James Gregor, (electronic resource)
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/eui/detail.action?docID=842221
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Hegelians after Hegel; Chapter 3: Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx: History as Religion; Chapter 4: Leninism: Revolution as Religion; Chapter 5: Fascism: The Antecedents; Chapter 6: Fascism: The State as Religion; Chapter 7: The Religiopolitical Background of National Socialism; Chapter 8: National Socialism: Race as Religion; Chapter 9: Consolidation and Decay; Chapter 10: Conclusions and Speculations; Index;
Control code
u370453
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (317 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780804783682
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL842221
  • (OCoLC)773566772

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