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On Tyranny : Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century (Paperback) (Timothy Snyder)

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“The 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.”  from On Tyranny
Number of Pages: 126
Genre: Political Science, History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Age Range: Adult
Author: Timothy Snyder
Language: English
Street Date: February 28, 2017
TCIN: 52198029
UPC: 9780804190114
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-5315
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A Great and "Must Know" Book

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Judishines 10 months ago
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This is an incredible book. It is profoundly insightful and a "must know" for our times. Please read this and buy copies for your family and friends. I sent out 21 copies this year with my holiday cards. You won't find a more important gift. Keep one for yourself, remind yourself of its lessons and ...see moreof the reviewer's review
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Required Reading

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togachump 11 months ago
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This book should be required for every freedom-loving person in the world, let alone for every U.S. citizen. Snyder makes a compelling case to show what factors have historically resulted in the consolidation of power and the loss of democratic freedoms, and then compares those to current times. An ...see moreof the reviewer's review
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A Turning Point

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Betty 1 year ago
This book is a turning point for me. Timothy Snyder allows me to see deeper into our past history and clearer into our present time. His connections are startling, and his ideas for living and acting now are practical and very helpful. The book is written simply and powerfully. It's life changin...see moreof the reviewer's review
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