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On Tyranny 20 Lessons From The 20th Century

Timothy Snyder, Professor of History at Yale University, is the author of On Tyranny. We need to an active relationship to history and an active relationship to our government institutions to avoid the tyrannies of the past. Practical advice from History for dealing with the present.

He is the author of Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin and Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning. Snyder is a member of the Committee on Conscience of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and a permanent fellow of the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna.

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