A historian of fascism offers a guide for surviving and resisting America's turn towards authoritarianism.
In his books Bloodlands
and Black Earth
, historian Timothy Snyder carefully dissected the events and values that enabled the rise of Hitler and Stalin and the execution of their catastrophic policies. With On Tyranny
, Snyder draws from the darkest hours of the twentieth century to provide hope for the twenty-first. As he writes, "Americans today are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or Communism. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience."
is a call to arms and a guide to resistance, with invaluable ideas for how we can preserve our freedoms in the uncertain years to come.