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The Resource Dictatorship in history and theory : Bonapartism, Caesarism, and totalitarianism, edited by Peter Baehr, Melvin Richter

Dictatorship in history and theory : Bonapartism, Caesarism, and totalitarianism, edited by Peter Baehr, Melvin Richter

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Dictatorship in history and theory : Bonapartism, Caesarism, and totalitarianism
Title
Dictatorship in history and theory
Title remainder
Bonapartism, Caesarism, and totalitarianism
Statement of responsibility
edited by Peter Baehr, Melvin Richter
Title variation
Dictatorship in History & Theory
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Editor
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
A distinguished group of historians and political theorists examine the complex relationship between nineteenth-century democracy, nationalism, and authoritarianism, paying especial attention to the careers of Napoleon I and III, and of Bismarck. An important contribution of the book is to consider not only the momentous episodes of coup d'etat, revolution, and imperial foundation which the Napoleonic era heralded, but also the contested political language with which these events were described and assessed. Political thinkers were faced with a battery of new terms - 'Bonapartism', 'Caesarism', and 'Imperialism' among them - with which to make sense of their era. As well as documenting the political history of a revolutionary age, the book examines a series of thinkers - Tocqueville, Marx, Max Weber, Antonio Gramsci, Carl Schmitt, and Hannah Arendt - who articulated and helped to reshare our sense of the political
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Cataloging source
UkCbUP
Dewey number
321.9
Index
index present
LC call number
JC495
LC item number
.D483 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1921-
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  • Baehr, Peter
  • Richter, Melvin
  • Conference for the Study of Political Thought
Series statement
Publications of the German Historical Institute
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  • Dictatorship
  • Dictatorship
  • Authoritarianism
  • Authoritarianism
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Dictatorship in history and theory : Bonapartism, Caesarism, and totalitarianism, edited by Peter Baehr, Melvin Richter
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Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • David E. Barclay
  • Tocqueville and French nineteenth-century conceptualizations of the two Bonapartes and their empires
  • Melvin Richter
  • Marx's Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte : democracy, dictatorship, and the politics of class struggle
  • Terrell Carver
  • Bonapartism as the progenitor of democracy : the paradoxical case of the French Second Empire
  • Sudhir Hazareesingh
  • Part II. Bonapartism, Caesarism, totalitarianism : twentieth-century experiences and reflections
  • Max Weber and the avatars of Caesarism
  • Peter Baehr
  • Introduction
  • The concept of Caesarism in Gramsci
  • Benedetto Fontana
  • From constitutional technique to Caesarist ploy : Carl Schmitt on dictatorship, liberalism, and emergency powers
  • John P. McCormick
  • Bonapartist and Gaullist heroic leadership : comparing crisis appeals to an impersonated people
  • Jack Hayward
  • The leader and the masses : Hannah Arendt on totalitarianism and dictatorship
  • Margaret Canovan
  • Part III. Ancient resonances
  • Dictatorship in Rome
  • Peter Baehr and Melvin Richter
  • Claude Nicolet
  • From the historical Caesar to the spectre of Caesarism : the Imperial Administrator as internal threat
  • Arthur M. Eckstein
  • Part I. Bonapartism to its contemporaries
  • From Consulate to Empire : impetus and resistance
  • Isser Woloch
  • The Bonapartes and Germany
  • T.C.W. Blanning
  • Prussian conservatives and the problem of Bonapartism
Control code
CR9781139052429
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 308 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780521532709
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Dictatorship in history and theory : Bonapartism, Caesarism, and totalitarianism, edited by Peter Baehr, Melvin Richter
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
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
  • David E. Barclay
  • Tocqueville and French nineteenth-century conceptualizations of the two Bonapartes and their empires
  • Melvin Richter
  • Marx's Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte : democracy, dictatorship, and the politics of class struggle
  • Terrell Carver
  • Bonapartism as the progenitor of democracy : the paradoxical case of the French Second Empire
  • Sudhir Hazareesingh
  • Part II. Bonapartism, Caesarism, totalitarianism : twentieth-century experiences and reflections
  • Max Weber and the avatars of Caesarism
  • Peter Baehr
  • Introduction
  • The concept of Caesarism in Gramsci
  • Benedetto Fontana
  • From constitutional technique to Caesarist ploy : Carl Schmitt on dictatorship, liberalism, and emergency powers
  • John P. McCormick
  • Bonapartist and Gaullist heroic leadership : comparing crisis appeals to an impersonated people
  • Jack Hayward
  • The leader and the masses : Hannah Arendt on totalitarianism and dictatorship
  • Margaret Canovan
  • Part III. Ancient resonances
  • Dictatorship in Rome
  • Peter Baehr and Melvin Richter
  • Claude Nicolet
  • From the historical Caesar to the spectre of Caesarism : the Imperial Administrator as internal threat
  • Arthur M. Eckstein
  • Part I. Bonapartism to its contemporaries
  • From Consulate to Empire : impetus and resistance
  • Isser Woloch
  • The Bonapartes and Germany
  • T.C.W. Blanning
  • Prussian conservatives and the problem of Bonapartism
Control code
CR9781139052429
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 308 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780521532709
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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