By Richard H. King, Dan Stone
Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) first argued that there have been continuities among the age of eu 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 proper of 'superior races' to extend territorially have been subject matters that attached the white settler colonies, the opposite imperial possessions, and the fascist ideologies of post-Great conflict Europe. those claims have infrequently been taken up by way of historians. in simple terms in recent times has the paintings of students corresponding to Jurgen Zimmerer and A. Dirk Moses began to teach in a few element that Arendt was once right. This assortment doesn't search purely to expound Arendt's evaluations on those topics; really, 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 global.