New Totalitarians Hardcover – February, 1972. by Roland Huntford (Author).
New Totalitarians Hardcover – February, 1972. Huntford, a historian best known for his work on polar exploration, took a polemical detour with "The New Totalitarians" to write a blistering critique of the Swedish system, which he derided as soulless "soft totalitarianism" more akin to Huxley's Brave New World than the Stalinist monstrosities in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union at the time.
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The New Totalitarians is a 1971 book by British author Roland Huntford
The New Totalitarians is a 1971 book by British author Roland Huntford. Huntford analyzes the political and social climate of early 1970s Sweden, and argues that it resembles a benevolent totalitarian state in the mould of Aldous Huxley's Brave New World.
The New Totalitarians. This book is a warning. It is a terrifying portrait of an "ideal" society that has destroyed democracy in the name of "pro-gress
The New Totalitarians. It is a terrifying portrait of an "ideal" society that has destroyed democracy in the name of "pro-gress. Roland Huntford demonstrates by fact after shocking fact how an apparently democratic, prosperous, peaceful Utopia is totally controlled by a bureaucracy which actively discourages all signs of individuality. Much more than a 'horror file. It is a study of the 'whys' of this unopposed bureaucracy.
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Roland Huntford (born 1927) is an author, principally of. .
Roland Huntford (born 1927) is an author, principally of biographies of Polar explorers. He lives in Cambridge, and was formerly Scandinavian correspondent of The Observer, also acting as their winter sports correspondent. He was the 1986–1987 Alistair Horne Fellow at St Antony's College, Oxford. Huntford's other books include Sea of Darkness, The Sayings of Henrik Ibsen and Two Planks and a Passion: The dramatic history of skiing. His polemical The New Totalitarians is a critique of socialism in Sweden, written from the point of view of western political culture.
Roland Huntford's "The New Totalitarians" is a book far more prophetic than George Orwell's "1984". Written several decades ago, Huntford's book has accurately foretold the kind of "soft totalitarianism" that is overtaking the west today.