Twenty Lessons From the Twentieth CenturyBook - 2017
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An authority on 20th century Central and Eastern European history, Snyder distills into this short but immensely valuable book a lifetime of research into how individual human beings can best cope when living under authoritarian regimes. His insights have been widely shared on social media this y... Read More »
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In On Tyranny, Yale History professor Timothy Snyder offers twenty principles for resisting authoritarian government, drawing cautionary examples from twentieth century European history. It grew out of a Facebook post Snyder made in the aftermath of America’s 2016 election. In it, he attempts to bring his wide knowledge of European history, and the collapse of democracies, to bear on the current political moment.
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