2 edition of Dictators. found in the catalog.
Reprint of a work first published in 1937.
|Statement||Translated from the French by J. Lewis May.|
|LC Classifications||JC495 .B323 1967|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||268|
|LC Control Number||66025896|
About Dictators 'Brilliant' NEW STATESMAN, BOOKS OF THE YEAR 'Enlightening and a good read' SPECTATOR 'Moving and perceptive' NEW STATESMAN Mussolini, Hitler, Stalin, Mao Zedong, Kim Il-sung, Ceausescu, Mengistu of Ethiopia and Duvalier of Haiti. No dictator can rule through fear and violence alone. Naked power can be grabbed . They were all dictators in the 20th century – and now they make appearances Frank Dikötter’s new book, How to Be a Dictator: The Cult of Personality in the Twentieth Century.
Adolf Hitler, Mao Zedong (or Tse-tung), Josef Stalin, Pol Pot – names such as these haunt our cultural imaginations. These men were, by all available accounts, totalitarian dictators, who sought to maintain complete control over their respective governments and populations through radical methods, including the systematic murder and imprisonment of all who stood against . 'The Dictator's Playbook' looks at history, with an eye on today, as the PBS series examines the tactics of dictators like Mussolini, Franco and Kim Il Sung.
The Dictators: Hitler's Germany and Stalin's Russia by Richard Overy pp, Allen Lane, £ The regimes led by Hitler and Stalin are the Written: 23 Jul, In this fascinating book Bueno de Mesquita and Smith spin out their view of governance: that all successful leaders, dictators and democrats, can best be understood as almost entirely driven by their own political survival-a /5(9).
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Their lethal regimes murdered millions and fought a massive, deadly war/5. “Swanson’s book of dictators contains names of heads of governments that few have ever heard, much less their brutal treatment of their citizens. Swanson exposes the abject duplicity of the U.S.
administrations of both political parties that champion human rights, then sell weapons to the abusers of those rights.” —Ann Wright, co-author of Dissent: Voices of Conscience.
The Dictator's Playbook. Explore how dictators, from Mussolini to Saddam Hussein, seized, held and fell from power. from seizing power to eliminating enemies—an unwritten Dictator’s.
Explore how dictators, from Mussolini to Saddam Hussein, seized, held and fell from power. More More. Learn how six dictators, from Mussolini to Saddam Hussein, shaped the.
It's The Dictator's Handbook by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith. This is a fantastically thought-provoking read.
This is a fantastically thought-provoking read. I found myself not wanting to agree but actually, for the most part, being convinced that the cynical analysis is the true one.―Cited by: “Happy Little Dictators” Adult Coloring Book $ At the risk of “accidentally” ingesting uranium or being shot multiple times and ruled a suicide, we’re putting out a coloring book as cheap and distasteful as we are.
The Dictator’s Handbook: Why Bad Behavior is Almost Always Good Politics is a non-fiction book by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith, published by the company PublicAffairs.
It discusses how politicians gain and retain political s: Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Alastair Smith. Traveling across four continents, from the ruins of Iraq to the savannahs of Kenya, Witold Szabłowski tracked down the personal chefs of five dictators known for the oppression and massacre of their own citizens—Iraq’s Saddam Hussein, Uganda’s Idi Amin, Albania’s Enver Hoxha, Cuba’s Fidel Castro, and Cambodia’s Pol Pot—and listened to their stories over 5/5(2).
It is a relief to discover from a new book by Daniel Kalder, The Infernal Library: On Dictators, the Books They Wrote, and Other Catastrophes of Literacy, that an interest in this branch of Author: Douglas Murray.
In “How to be a Dictator”, Frank Dikotter has written a fascinating book that briefly outlines the lives of some of the world’s worst autocrats of the last years.
In this pantheon of misfits, he covers Mussolini, Hitler, Stalin, Mao, Kim Il-sung, “Papa Doc” Duvalier, Ceausescu and Mengistu/5(17). • Dictator Literature: A History of Despots Through Their Writing by Daniel Kalder is published by Oneworld in the UK and is available in the US as The Infernal Library: On Dictators, the Books Author: Daniel Kalder.
In fiction, dictatorship has sometimes been portrayed as the political system of choice for controlling dystopian societies in books, video games, TV and movies.
Below is a list of fictional : British regiments. With Natasha Ezrow, Tim Beckmann, Mariam Mufti, Fathali Moghaddam. From Mussolini to Saddam Hussein, dictators have shaped the world we live in. This series answers how dictators seized and wielded power in six immersive hours, each a /10(1).
The Dictators: Hitler's Germany and Stalin's Russia. An analytical study of the dictatorships of Hitler and Stalin discusses their public images in comparison with their private personalities, their ascents to power, their creations of extermination camps and the Soviet Gulag, and the massive wars that marked their rules/5(3).
Although dictators often fancy themselves as writers or philosophers, they fail to make the grade as intellectuals, and the Little Red Books they produce are : Sheila Fitzpatrick.
The dictators covered in this book are: Mussolini, Hitler, Stalin, Mao Sedong, Kim Il-sung, Duvalier, Ceausescu and Mengistu. I have read biographies of Hitler and books about Mussolini and Stalin, but knew less about the others mentioned in this volume/5.
List of famous dictators with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history. A dictator is a leader who holds absolute authority and an extraordinary degree of personal power. They have the power to make laws, suspend elections, proclaim a state of emergency and repress political opponents without following.
The Dictator’s Handbook provides a different and revolutionary approach to political analysis by skirting fuzzy appeals to higher ideals and national interests and looking straight at what really matters: politicians and leaders’ self-interest.
The authors suggest, with plenty of examples and some interesting data, that good or bad policies depend not on skills or 5/5.
Dictator is a historical novel by British author Robert Harris, published inwhich concludes his trilogy about the life of the Roman lawyer, politician and orator, Cicero (–43 BC).
Dictator follows the first novel Imperium () and the second novel Lustrum (). It is both a biography of Cicero and a tapestry of Rome in the time of Pompey, Crassus, Cato, Caesar, Author: Robert Harris. Since I have been writing an annual article for Parade magazine, ranking the 10 worst dictators currently in power.
Now I have expanded the list and written a book on the subject, Tyrants: The World's 20 Worst Living honor of the publication of Tyrants, I present my choices of the worst dictators, in order. : David Wallechinsky. Dictator is the best book in Harris' Cicero trilogy★★★1/2, but that is largely due to how disappointed I was in Imperium: A Novel of Ancient /5.