On Tyranny

eBook

Snyder, Timothy

Titel: On Tyranny : Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century / Timothy Snyder
Person(en): Snyder, Timothy
Sprache: Englisch
Originalsprache: Englisch
Umfang: 1 online resource
Erschienen: 2017
ISBN/Preis: 9780804190121 (electronic bk)
Schlagwörter: Nonfiction ; Essays ; Politics ; Sociology ; Electronic books
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Excerpt

Inhalt: #1 Washington Post BestsellerA New York Times BestsellerThe Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the twentieth century. We are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or communism. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience.