Crowds and Democracy: The Idea and Image of the Masses from Revolution to Fascism

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Between 1918 and 1933, the masses became a decisive preoccupation of European culture, fueling modernist movements in art, literature, architecture, theater, and cinema, as well as the rise of communism and fascism and experiments in radical democracy. Spanning aesthetics, cultural studies, intellectual history, and political theory, this volume unpacks the significance of the shadow agent known as "the mass" during a critical period in European history. It follows its evolution into the preferred conceptual tool for ...

Crowds and Democracy: The Idea and Image of the Masses from Revolution to Fascism 2013, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231164788

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