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Events for October 2, 2017
Scholars distinguish traditional from modern dictatorships on the basis of their goals and tactics. Hitler and Stalin epitomize the traditional, marked by reliance on violence and efforts to impose ideologies. Today’s dictators rely primarily on other means to maintain popularity and power and do not seek social revolution. Stoltzfus argues that Hitler’s goals of mass … Continue reading Nathan Stoltzfus on How Modern Was Hitler’s DictatorshipFind out more »