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On tyranny : twenty lessons from the twentieth century

Author: Timothy Snyder
Publisher: New York : Tim Duggan Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Snyder
ISBN: 9780804190114 0804190119
OCLC Number: 992984854
Description: 126 Seiten
Responsibility: 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.

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