By Richard H. King,Dan Stone

Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) first argued that there have been continuities among the age of ecu imperialism and the age of fascism in Europe in The Origins of Totalitarianism (1951). She claimed that theories of race, notions of racial and cultural superiority, and the ideal of 'superior races' to extend territorially have been issues that attached the white settler colonies, the opposite imperial possessions, and the fascist ideologies of post-Great battle Europe. those claims have hardly been taken up by way of historians. simply lately has the paintings of students comparable to Jürgen Zimmerer and A. Dirk Moses started to teach in a few element that Arendt used to be correct.

This assortment doesn't search basically to expound Arendt's reviews on those matters; fairly, it seeks to exploit her insights because the jumping-off aspect for extra investigations – together with ones severe of Arendt – into the ways that race, imperialism, slavery and genocide are associated, and the ways that those phrases have affected the us, Europe, and the colonised world.

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