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Over tirannie : twintig lessen uit de twintigste eeuw [geïllustreerde editie]

Timothy Snyder (author), Nora Krug (illustrator)

Over tirannie : twintig lessen uit de twintigste eeuw [geïllustreerde editie]

De meeste mensen gaan ervan uit dat onze democratie sterk is en onze overheidsinstellingen stabiel genoeg om antidemocratische aanvallen te weerstaan. Maar dit is een vergissing die in de westerse geschiedenis veel vaker is gemaakt. Nog niet eens zo lang geleden zagen onze voorouders hun regeringen zwichten voor fascisme, nazisme en communisme: bewegingen waarin één leider of één partij uitdrukkin
Subject
Democratie
Title
Over tirannie : twintig lessen uit de twintigste eeuw [geïllustreerde editie]
Author
Timothy Snyder
Illustrator
Nora Krug
Uniform title
On tyranny : twenty lessons from the twentieth century (geïllustreerde editie)
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
On tyranny : twenty lessons from the twentieth century
Publisher
Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Balans, © 2022
126 p. : ill.
ISBN
9789463822084 (paperback)
Placing suggestion
331.12 (SISO) Politiek (ZIZO)

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About Timothy Snyder

Timothy David Snyder (born August 18, 1969) is an American historian specializing in the modern history of Central and Eastern Europe, who is the Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University and a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. He has written several books, including the best-sellers Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin and On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century. An expert on the Holocaust, Snyder is on the Committee on Conscience of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Early life and education

Snyder was born on August 18, 1969, in the Dayton, Ohio area, the son of Christine Hadley Snyder, a teacher, accountant, and homemaker, and Estel Eugene Snyder, a veterinarian. Snyder's parents were married in a Quaker ceremony in 1963 in Ohio, and his mother was active in preser…Read more on Wikipedia