Authoritarianism and the Individual

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Authoritarianism and the Individual

By Harold W. Metz and Charles A. H. Thomson
Brookings Institution, 1950
371 pp. $3.50
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The authors make comparative studies of mediæval feudalism, absolute monarchy, Soviet Communism, Italian Fascism and German National Socialism to achieve their main objective: "to reveal how systems founded on the supremacy of society have controlled the life of the individual."