Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century - Timothy Snyder
On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
by: (author)
4.44 45
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780804190114 (0804190119)
ASIN: 0804190119
Publisher: Tim Duggan Books
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
Community Reviews
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 ...
"So it goes."
"So it goes." rated it
3.0 On Tyranny - Deeper and more concrete steps STAT!
Just reread this a bit less than a year after reading it the first time. It's lost some shine. I still don't find it as partisan as many others. This is probably because I feel like the chapter titles and their very short descriptions are the important parts of this political leaflet-like book. If...
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it
4.5 On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
On Tyranny is a bare-bones lesson in modern examples of Fascism and Totalitarianism. Snyder presents his information in an easy to absorb list format, each item giving you historical context, warning signs, and ways to defend against common pitfalls and traps. My first inclination was to say I wish ...
Jess Reads
Jess Reads rated it
5.0 On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
This little book packs a punch. If you’re feeling uneasy about the state of the world, this may not alleviate your fears, but it may better prepare you for thoughtful action to prevent making the same mistakes committed during the previous century. The only reason I call this a "coffee table book" i...
Books by Timothy Snyder
On shelves
Share this Book
Need help?