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To What Extent Could Nazi Germany Be Considered a Totalitarian State in the Period

Summary: From Hitler's election to power in January 1933, Nazi Germany although exhibiting totalitarian elements lacked some required factors to characterize it fully as a totalitarian state. George Orwell suggested that totalitarianism is the ability for a political system or society where the individual does not exist, a single party controls every aspect of life.
To what extent could Nazi Germany be considered a totalitarian state in the period

1933-1942?

From Hitler's election to power in January 1933, Nazi Germany although exhibiting totalitarian elements lacked some required factors to characterize it fully as a totalitarian state. George Orwell suggested that totalitarianism is (1984, introduction) "the ability for a political system or society where the individual does not exist, a single party controls every aspect of life." Paramount to the classification of a state as totalitarian is the oppression of its people and the lack of their patriotism caused by the resentment and anger they harbor towards their dictator. Rather it was through populism gained through continued success that Hitler governed Germany. A question is raised as to the extent that the Nazi government conformed to a totalitarian state and an example of this dispute arises with the structuralists criticism of the interpretation of the intentionalists...

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