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On Tyranny

Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

Timothy Snyder

A historian of fascism offers a guide for surviving and resisting America’s turn towards authoritarianism.On November 9th, millions of Americans woke up to the impossible: the election of Donald Trump as president. Against all predictions, one of the most-disliked presidential candidates in history had swept the electoral college, elevating a man w...
Publish Date
February 28
Goodreads rating
Jul 19, 2018
If you're feeling overwhelmed by the rise of fascism and idiocy I found this really helpful And importantly also: short. About to try Snyder's new long book, if anyone's read it?      source
Nov 15, 2020
Timothy Snyder , the Yale historian and author of "On Tyranny" last week warned 30 USA CEO's about possibility of a "coup d'etat" saying democracies were almost always overthrown from the inside. I read his book last year and recommend it. #TrevorBookClub 👇🏽      source
Oct 25, 2019
"There isn’t a page of this magnificent book that does not contain some fascinating detail and the narrative is held together with a novelist’s eye for character and theme." #Dominion      source
Jul 26, 2020
Brilliant thread/summary of his book, worth reading:      source
Jan 10, 2021
@michael47818552 Have you read Snyder’s extraordinary book, “On Tyranny”? #Recommended      source
May 21, 2017
Or buy yourself—oh, sorry, buy the "young people"—Timothy Snyder's book *On Tyranny*.      source