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On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century - Timothy Snyder
On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780804190114 (0804190119)
ASIN: 0804190119
Publisher: Tim Duggan Books
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
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XOX rated it
5.0 Thought provoking and timely
What's going on in the world is when good people fall asleep, and didn't learn from history and not see the warning sign. Putin is the bad guy, and manipulative as hell. Russia influence on American politics is real. China is actually using economic and other tactics to get its way. If the democr...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
5.0 Must read
Everyone should read this. It is interesting how Snyder does not, refuses even, to refer to Trump by name. He is simply the president (in lower case). Snyder stresses the importance of knowledge and how information should come from more than media. The twenty steps are vitally important and it is te...
A Voracious Reader
A Voracious Reader rated it
4.5 Review ~ Great read
Book source ~ Library I don’t normally read non-fiction, but I found this on someone else’s book list/post/blog (sorry I can’t remember which or who) and felt it extremely relevant in these dangerous times. Because they are dangerous. It’s unreal to me that Hitler isn’t that far back in our histor...
Book Thoughts
Book Thoughts rated it
5.0 Review of On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder
A very short, yet incredibly important read. Snyder uses historical examples of the rise of tyranny from the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, and the fall of Communism to make potential comparisons to the United States and Europe of today. While he does not necessarily come right out and say the rise of Trump...
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud rated it
Rating: 5* of five Not for its perfection of style but for its perfection of wisdom and its amazing timeliness. As I write this on 24 March 2018, I saw the face of our future president in Emma Gonzalez as she stood silent, focused, determined, at a march made by young people to demand their lives ...
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