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Iron Fists: Branding the 20th Century Totalitarian State

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Review of ‘Iron Fists: Branding the 20th Century Totalitarian State’

Steven Heller's Iron Fists: Branding the 20th Century Totalitarian State concentrates on the aesthetic programs of the Nazis, Italy's fascists, Russia's Marxists and China's Communists. Heller begins with an overview of each regime's rise to power, overall design identity and the cult of personality that grew around each of the leaders: Hitler, Mussolini, Lenin and…

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