El concepto de totalitarismo en el debate político italiano: una historia particular (1923-1994)

Andrea Donofrio, Juan Francisco Fuentes
2016 Revista de Estudios Políticos  
This article studies the evolution of the concept of totalitarianism in Italy from its appearance in 1923. From that moment on, the concept went over different historical periods marked by the national as well as the international context, mainly related to fascism until 1945 and after with the cold war and its changing intensity. It is surprising that Italy stayed in general so far from the so called «totalitarian paradigm», i.e., the leading uses and meanings in the Western world,
more » ... world, particularly during the Cold War. The article shows the relative uniqueness of the concept in the Italian political discourse throughout its historical evolution and the keys that explain this «particular history».
doi:10.18042/cepc/rep.171.01 fatcat:yd7jy573erd7bbyvt2e564q3yq