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On tyranny : twenty lessons from the twentieth century / Timothy Snyder.

Snyder, Timothy. (author.).

Available copies

  • 5 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

3 current holds with 10 total copies.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 321.909 SNY ON (Text) 34207002067560 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch 321.909 SNY ON (Text) 34207002082957 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 07/27/2017
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 321.9 SNY (Text) 36803001015747 NONFIC Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 321.909 SNY (Text) 36626103837795 New Adult Nonfiction Checked out 08/03/2017
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello 321.9 SNYDER (Text) 37743002228759 Adult New Book Shelf Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main 321.909 SNYD (Text) 39231033407608 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Checked out 07/19/2017
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL 321.9 SNY (Text) 30419101515664 New Non-Fiction Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library 321.90 SNY (Text) 70621000214453 Adult - New Checked out 08/04/2017
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 321.909 Snyder (Text) 78292000363271 Adult New Book Collection In transit -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 321.9 SNYDER (Text) 33946003206617 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780804190114
  • ISBN: 0804190119
  • Physical Description: 126 pages ; 16 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Tim Duggan Books, [2017]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Do not obey in advance -- Defend institutions -- Beware the one-party state -- Take responsibility for the face of the world -- Remember professional ethics -- Be wary of paramilitaries -- Be reflective if you must be armed -- Stand out -- Be kind to our language -- Believe in truth -- Investigate -- Make eye contact and small talk -- Practice corporeal politics -- Establish a private life -- Contribute to good causes -- Learn from peers in other countries -- Listen for dangerous words -- Be calm when the unthinkable arrives -- Be a patriot -- Be as courageous as you can.
Summary, etc.: In previous books, Holocaust historian Timothy Snyder dissected the events and values that enabled the rise of Hitler and Stalin and the execution of their catastrophic policies. With Twenty Lessons, Snyder draws from the darkest hours of the twentieth century to provide hope for the twenty-first. As he writes, "Americans are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism and communism. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience."
Subject: Despotism.
History, Modern > 20th century.
Political ethics.
Democracy > United States.
Political culture > United States.

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