High Stalinism (1945-1953): totalitarianism

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  • Created on: 08-05-18 15:17

Totalitarianism is a political system in which all aspects of life are brought under government control

  • It demands enthusiasm and commitment from its citizens
  • A traditional dictatorship expects a lack of opposition from its citizens, whereas a totalitarian dictatorship  demands enthusiasm and commitment as well

During the war, many aspects of Stalin's dictatorship had been relaxed, however...

  • Stalin enjoyed the consequences

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