Conservative Palingenesis and Cultural Modernism in Early Twentieth‐century Romania 1

  title={Conservative Palingenesis and Cultural Modernism in Early Twentieth‐century Romania 1},
  author={Marius Turda},
  journal={Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions},
  pages={437 - 453}
  • Marius Turda
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions
Abstract The scholarship on fascism has routinely explored the relationship between anti‐Enlightenment critiques of liberal modernity and democracy and the emergence of concepts of cultural, political and biological regeneration before the First World War. This is powerfully illustrated by Roger Griffin’s recent book on modernity and fascism. This article applies Griffin’s conceptual framework to ideas of conservative palingenesis and cultural modernist critiques of modernity developed in early… Expand
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