What is the difference between authoritarian and totalitarian regimes?
Explanation from Alloprof
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First of all, an authoritarian regime is the opposite of a democratic regime.
Second, a totalitarian regime is a form of authoritarian regime. Thus, totalitarian regimes are authoritarian, but not all authoritarian regimes are totalitarian.
Here are some characteristics that are specific to totalitarian regimes:
For example, Hitler's fascist regime was a totalitarian regime.
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