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A Literary Guide to Understanding Tyrannies and Dictatorships

Best known for her 1963 book, "Eichmann in Jerusalem," in which coined the term “the banality of evil,” Arendt’s earlier book, from 1951, has become one of the most influential studies of totalitarian ideas and regimes on either side of the political divide, illuminating the shared characteristics of Nazism and Communism.

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