"The 20. century was primarily the century of shock, ”claims Seva Gunitsky, professor of international relations who has authored a number of books on democracy, fascism and communism in the 20. century.
Great Power and Domestic Reforms in the Twentieth Century is about the development of the modern state. The author's main claim is that the development of the mentioned ideologies takes place in the same way as when the earth's tectonic plates collide and create large vibrations: First comes a calm period. This is followed by a "hegemonic shock", most often in the wake of war. It all looks like an earthquake that destroys all the ancients. . .
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