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Twilight of Democracy The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism

Applebaum, Anne. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780771005862
  • Physical Description: electronic resource
    1 online resource
    208 p.
  • Publisher: [S.l.] : McClelland & Stewart, 2020.

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General Note: Electronic book.
Summary, etc.: -- Twilight of Democracy, Despotic leaders do not rule alone; they rely on political allies, bureaucrats, and media figures to pave their way and support their rule. The authoritarian and nationalist parties that have arisen within modern democracies offer new paths to wealth or power for their adherents. Applebaum describes many of the new advocates of illiberalism in countries around the world, showing how they use conspiracy theory, political polarization, social media, and even nostalgia to change their societies. Elegantly written and urgently argued, -- is a brilliant dissection of a world-shaking shift and a stirring glimpse of the road back to democratic values.
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Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] McClelland & Stewart 2020 Available via World Wide Web.
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Format: Adobe EPUB
Requires: cloudLibrary (file size: 659.0 KB)
Subject: POLITICAL SCIENCE|History & Theory|
HISTORY|Modern|21st Century|
POLITICAL SCIENCE|Political Ideologies|
Genre: Electronic books.


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