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Totalitarianism
Totalitarianism
By Carl J. Friedrich
Harvard University Press, 1954, 386 pp
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A symposium of articles originally prepared for a conference held by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in March 1953. The contributors are an exceptionally able and informed group, and while, as is inevitable in such a work, more problems are raised than solved, the book is most useful in suggesting the dimensions and complexity of that phenomenon we have come to recognize as the most pressing threat of our century.