The Totalitarian Present

As with fascism and communism before, we’re underrating ideology and “split modernity” in confronting our enemies.

Appeared in: Volume 5, Number 1 | Published on: September 1, 2009
Jeffrey Herf is professor of modern European history at the University of Maryland, College Park. His publications include Nazi Propaganda for the Arab World (forthcoming, Yale University Press, 2009); The Jewish Enemy: Nazi Propaganda During World War II and the Holocaust (Harvard University Press, 2006); and Reactionary Modernism: Technology, Culture and Politics in Weimar and the Third Reich (Cambridge University Press, 1984).
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