One of the most striking phenomena of the 20th century is totalitarianism. In both Europe and Asia different types of totalitarian states and political organisations have emerged fomenting global hatred wars and massacres of civilians. Nearly 200 million people were killed as a result of totalitarian wars and political cleansing of populations.
The totalitarian catastrophe of the last century continues to have a profound impact on global politics and economy in the 21st century. For politicians business leaders and civilians around the world it is impossible to ignore the many problems caused by totalitarianism. The technological revolutions cultural expressions and changes in business models that we are experiencing are all closely related to it.
This book traces the origins of totalitarianism from ancient literature to events in the last century.
【About the Author】
Benjamin Yang was born in China in 1972. A long-time resident in Southeast Asia he has work experience in broadcasting research and teaching at Central South University and Hainan University primarily in philosophy and dramaturgy.
He has published more than 20 academic papers and his major publications include The Cat in the Closed Chamber: The Concept of Time and Space and the Collective Subconscious (2013) which discusses how different human communities often have different conceptions of space and time and Drama and the Rise of Great Powers (2017) which points out that the birth of every modern western power has been accompanied by the emergence of an iconic theatre master.
This book Towards Agamemnon: Totalitarianism Origins & History is the result of his years of research and study in philosophy history politics and literature of both the Western and Eastern worlds.
[作者] / Benjamin Yang
[语言] / English
[页数] / 202