Political Messianism: The Romantic Phase

Political Messianism The Romantic Phase None

  • Title: Political Messianism: The Romantic Phase
  • Author: Jacob Leib Talmon
  • ISBN: 9780813301662
  • Page: 185
  • Format: Paperback
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      Published :2019-07-02T07:30:27+00:00

    About " Jacob Leib Talmon "

  • Jacob Leib Talmon

    Jacob Leib Talmon Hebrew June 14, 1916 June 16, 1980 was Professor of Modern History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.He studied the genealogy of totalitarianism, arguing that political Messianism stemmed from the French Revolution, and stressed the similarities between Jacobinism and Stalinism He coined the terms Totalitarian Democracy and Political Messianism

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  • This old out-of-print classic book covers the battle between liberal democracy and "social democracy" over half a century (which is almost how long it took me to read the book) after 1800. Despite the effort required and the sometimes excessive detail, this is an enormously insightful book. Basically those who wanted progressive change were divided between two opinions: (1) the revolutionary vanguard knows best what the people want and so should implement authoritarian "people's democracy, vs. ( [...]


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