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On Tyranny

Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

Timothy Snyder

Discover how to survive and resist America's potential slide into authoritarianism. From a historian of fascism, Twenty Lessons draws from the darkest hours of the twentieth century to provide hope for the twenty-first. With invaluable ideas for preserving our freedoms, this guide to resistance is a call to arms for uncertain years to come.
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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
« You don’t know, when you make love for the last time, that you are making love for the last time. Voting is like that. » Now is a good time to learn from history. This little book is a powerful recap. If you’re able to vote in the US, please vote this week. It matters. #vote      source
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
"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
Brilliant thread/summary of his book, worth reading:      source
Urge you all to read this book. "On Tyranny: 20 Lessons From the 20th Century” appeared during a time of postelection panic in the US. His deep knowledge as a historian of modern Europe allowed him to identify links between fascism, past & present, & to offer practical advice.      source
@michael47818552 Have you read Snyder’s extraordinary book, “On Tyranny”? #Recommended      source
Or buy yourself—oh, sorry, buy the "young people"—Timothy Snyder's book *On Tyranny*.      source
A Beautifully Illustrated Edition of On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century, the Bestselling Book by Historian Timothy Snyder      source