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  • The Pillowman
    The Pillowman (English, Paperback) Martin McDonagh

    A writer in a totalitarian state is interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories and their similarities to a number of child-murders that are happening in his town.

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  • The Dictator's Handbook
    The Dictator's Handbook (English, Paperback) Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Alastair Smith

    Two renowned political scientists show how the rules of politics almost always favour leaders who ignore the national interest and focus on serving their own supporters.

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  • A People's Tragedy
    A People's Tragedy (Paperback) Orlando Figes

    Vast in scope, based on exhaustive original research, and written with passion, narrative skill and human sympathy, A People's Tragedy is the definitive account of the Russian Revolution for a new generation. It has won the Wolfson History Prize, the WH Smith Literary Award, and the Longman/History Today Book of the Year Award.

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  • Myanmar's Enemy Within
    Myanmar's Enemy Within (English, Paperback) Francis Wade

    As the darkness of military rule recedes, deep and violent fissures have opened between Myanmar's religious communities.

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  • The Great Terror
    The Great Terror (Paperback) Robert Conquest

    This brand new edition brings us right into the present day by way of a fascinating and informative introduction from the author, which explores the reactions to the book's initial publication - including the response from Russia - and the new information which has subsequently been made available about the Soviet Union.

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  • Bloodlands
    Bloodlands (English, Paperback) Timothy Snyder

    Under Hitler and Stalin the Nazi and Soviet regimes murdered fourteen million people in the bloodlands between Berlin and Moscow. For twelve savage years, on this bloodsoaked soil an average of one million individuals - mostly women, children and the aged - were murdered every year.

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  • Terror, Love and Brainwashing
    Terror, Love and Brainwashing (English, Paperback) Alexandra Stein

    Written by a cult survivor and renowned expert on the phenomenon of cults and totalitarianism, this important book draws on a substantial well of academic research to offer new and much-needed clarity on the dynamics of these systems of control. It focuses on how charismatic, authoritarian leaders control their followers' attachment relationships and shape their minds via manipulative social...

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  • Illness and Inhumanity in Stalin's Gulag
    Illness and Inhumanity in Stalin's Gulag (English, Hardback) Golfo Alexopoulos

    A new and chilling study of lethal human exploitation in the Soviet forced labor camps, one of the pillars of Stalinist terror

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  • The Doctrine of Fascism
    The Doctrine of Fascism (English, Paperback) Benito Mussolini

    The Doctrine Of FascismBYBenito Mussolini [ZHINGOORA BOOKS]

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  • Dictators and their Secret Police
    Dictators and their Secret Police (English, Paperback) Sheena Chestnut Greitens

    This book explores the secret police organizations of East Asian dictators: origins, operations, and effects on ordinary citizens' lives.

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  • Backing Hitler
    Backing Hitler (English, Paperback) Robert Gellately

    Robert Gellately challenges the belief that the German people knew little about the Nazi terror, and the tendency of historians to distance ordinary Germans from its excesses. He reveals for the first time the social consensus behind the regime and the extent to which German men and women were involved in the persecution of social outsiders and 'race enemies'.

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  • Non-Democratic Regimes
    Non-Democratic Regimes (English, Paperback) Paul Brooker

    A comprehensive assessment of the nature and evolving character of authoritarian regimes, their changing character and the main theoretical explanations of their incidence, character and performance. The third edition covers the rise of new forms of disguised dictatorship and semi-competitive democracy in the 21st Century.

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  • Anti-Fascism in Britain
    Anti-Fascism in Britain (English, Paperback) Nigel Copsey

    Anti-fascism has long been one of the most active and dynamic areas of radical protest and direct action. Yet it is an area of struggle and popular resistance that remains largely unexplored by historians, sociologists and political scientists. Fully revised and updated from its earlier edition, this book continues to provide the definitive account of anti-fascism in Britain from its roots in...

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  • Authoritarianism Goes Global
    Authoritarianism Goes Global (English, Paperback) Larry Diamond

    Contributors: Anne Applebaum, Anne-Marie Brady, Alexander Cooley, Javier Corrales, Ron Deibert, Larry Diamond, Patrick Merloe, Abbas Milani, Andrew Nathan, Marc F. Plattner, Peter Pomerantsev, Douglas Rutzen, Lilia Shevtsova, Alex Vatanka, Christopher Walker, and Frederic Wehrey

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  • America at War with Itself
    America at War with Itself (English, Paperback) Henry A. Giroux

    A blistering critique of how America's drift toward authoritarian intolerance is dividing the nation and intensifying social and political conflicts.

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  • A Question of Order
    A Question of Order (English, Paperback) Basharat Peer

    "A knowledgeable journalist astutely delineates a troubling global move toward the right wing."--Kirkus Reviews...

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  • Post-Communist Mafia State
    Post-Communist Mafia State (English, Paperback) Balint Magyar

    Introducing the concept of the post-communist mafia state, Balint Magyar has established a new interpretative framework and vocabulary to describe the Orban regime, which has become equally central to the main lines of argument in both scientific debate and public discourse.

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  • European Dictatorships 1918-1945
    European Dictatorships 1918-1945 (English, Paperback) Stephen J. Lee

    European Dictatorships 1918?1945 surveys the extraordinary circumstances leading to, and arising from, the transformation of over half of Europe's states to dictatorships between the first and the second world wars. From the notorious dictatorships of Mussolini, Hitler and Stalin to less well-known states and leaders, Stephen J. Lee scrutinizes the experiences of Russia, Germany, Italy, Spain,...

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  • Competitive Authoritarianism
    Competitive Authoritarianism (English, Paperback) Steven Levitsky, Lucan A. Way

    This book explores the fate of competitive authoritarian regimes in the post-Cold War era.

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  • Tyrants
    Tyrants (English, Hardback) Waller R. Newell

    A history of tyranny from Achilles to today's jihadists, this volume shows why tyrannical temptation is a permanent danger.

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