Marius Turda

teaches at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London and at the Eötvös Lorand University, Faculty of Humanities in Budapest.

Visiting Fellow 2003

 

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Fantasies of Degeneration: Some Remarks on Racial Anti-Semitism in Interwar Romania

Contemporary scholarship separates the idea of the nation from the biological concept of "race." This line of reasoning, so popular in the literature on nationalism, anti-Semitism and Nazism, was explicated by such influential authors as Ernst Nolte, who argued that race doctrine was "an extreme manifestation which, despite some points of contact, stood outside the highly differentiated main strand of European thinking."
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