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Hannah Arendt and the uses of history : imperialism, nation, race, and genocide / edited by Richard H. King and Dan Stone.

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New York : Berghahn Books, 2007.
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vi, 282 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975. Origins of totalitarianism.
Totalitarianism.
Racism.
Imperialism.
Political violence.
Contents:
Introduction / Richard H. King and Dan Stone
Imperialism and colonialism
Race power, freedom, and the democracy of terror in German racialist thought / Elisa von Joeden-Forgey
Race thinking and racism in Hannah Arendt's The origins of totalitarianism / Kathryn T. Gines
When the real crime began: Hannah Arendt's The origins of totalitarianism and the dignity of the western philosophical tradition / Robert Bernasconi
Race and bureaucracy revisited: Hannah Arendt's recent reemergence in African studies / Christopher J. Lee
On pain of extinction: laws of nature and history in Darwin, Marx, and Arendt / Tony Barta
Nation and race
The refractory legacy of decolonization: revisiting Arendt on violence / Ned Curthoys
Anti-semitism, the bourgeoisie, and the self-destruction of the nation-state / Marcel Stoetzler
Post-totalitarian elements and Eichmann's mentality in the Yugoslav War and mass killings / Vlasta Jalušič
Intellectual genealogies and legacies
Hannah Arendt on totalitarianism: moral equivalence and degrees of evil in modern political violence / Richard Shorten
Hannah Arendt, biopolitics, and the problem of violence: from animal laborans to homo sacer / André Duarte
The "subterranean stream of Western history": Arendt and Levinas after Heidegger / Robert Eaglestone
Hannah Arendt and the old "new science" / Steven Douglas Maloney
The Holocaust and "the human" / Dan Stone
Arendt between past and future / Richard H. King.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [262]-270) and index.
Contributor:
King, Richard H.
Stone, Dan, 1971-
ISBN:
9781845453619 (hardback : alk. paper)
1845453611 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC:
144225463