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The Resource Fascism : a warning, Madeleine Albright ; with Bill Woodward

Fascism : a warning, Madeleine Albright ; with Bill Woodward

Label
Fascism : a warning
Title
Fascism
Title remainder
a warning
Statement of responsibility
Madeleine Albright ; with Bill Woodward
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Fascist, observes Madeleine Albright, 'is someone who claims to speak for a whole nation or group, is utterly unconcerned with the rights of others, and is willing to use violence and whatever other means are necessary to achieve the goals he or she might have.' The twentieth century was defined by the clash between democracy and Fascism, a struggle that created uncertainty about the survival of human freedom and left millions of innocent people dead. Given the horrors of that experience, one might expect the world to reject the spiritual successors to Hitler and Mussolini should they arise in our era. Albright draws on her experiences as a child in war-torn Europe and her distinguished career as a diplomat to question that very assumption. Fascism, Albright shows, not only endured through the course of the twentieth century, but now presents a more virulent threat to peace and justice than at any time since the end of World War II. The momentum toward democracy that swept the world when the Berlin Wall fell has gone into reverse. The United States, which has historically championed the free world, is led by a president who exacerbates popular divisions and heaps scorn on democratic institutions. In many countries, economic, technological, and cultural factors are weakening the political center and empowering the extremes of right and left. Contemporary leaders such as Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un are employing many of the same tactics used by Fascists in the 1920s and 30s. Written with wisdom by someone who has not only studied history but helped to shape it, this call to arms teaches us the lessons we must understand and the questions we must answer if we are to save ourselves from repeating the tragic errors of the past
Summary
A former U.S. secretary of state and New York Times best-selling author presents a timely, considered and personal look at the history and current resurgence of fascism today and the virulent threat it poses to international freedom, prosperity and peace
Storyline
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2018.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10638337
Cataloging source
FMG
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Albright, Madeleine Korbel
Dewey number
320.53/309
Index
index present
LC call number
JC481
LC item number
.A44 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1951-
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Woodward, William
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True
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  • Albright, Madeleine Korbel
  • Albright, Madeleine Korbel
  • Fascism
  • World politics
  • United States
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Fascism & Totalitarianism
  • Fascism
  • Fascism
  • Politics and government
  • World politics
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a warning
Label
Fascism : a warning, Madeleine Albright ; with Bill Woodward
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-270) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A doctrine of anger and fear -- The greatest show on earth -- "We want to be barbarians" -- "Close your hearts to pity" -- Victory of the Caesars -- The fall -- Dictatorship of democracy -- "There are a lot of bodies up there" -- A difficult art -- President for life -- Erdoægan the magnificent -- Man from the KGB -- "We are who we were" -- "The leader will always be with us" -- President of the United States -- Bad dreams -- The right questions
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780062802187
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1029739025
Label
Fascism : a warning, Madeleine Albright ; with Bill Woodward
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-270) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A doctrine of anger and fear -- The greatest show on earth -- "We want to be barbarians" -- "Close your hearts to pity" -- Victory of the Caesars -- The fall -- Dictatorship of democracy -- "There are a lot of bodies up there" -- A difficult art -- President for life -- Erdoægan the magnificent -- Man from the KGB -- "We are who we were" -- "The leader will always be with us" -- President of the United States -- Bad dreams -- The right questions
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780062802187
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1029739025

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