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This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Preface Acknowledgments 1 On Modern Tyranny 1 2 Moderation Abandoned 25 3 In the Beginning Was the Word 71 4 Death, Lies, and Decay 121 5 A Typological Map of Tyranny 167 6 Imagined Egalitarian Hells: Maoism and the Khmer Rouge 175 7 Little Stalins? Socialist Corporatism at the Service of the Nation and the Leader 231 8 Little Hitlers? Elite Fantasies in Argentina and Iraq, and Their Realization 267 9 An Inadvertent Catastrophe: Burma's Confrontation with Colonialism, Modern Nationalism, and Ne Win 309 10 Race aud Corruption on the Island of Hispaniola: Two Caribbean Nightmares 341 11 Colonialism, Resentment, and Chaos: Two African Studies 373 12 Some Propositions, Lessons, and Predictions about Tyranny 403 Notes 429 Bibliography 457 Index 479. Bookseller Inventory #

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Along with its much vaunted progress in scientific and economic realms, the twentieth century has witnessed the rise of the most brutal and oppressive regimes in the history of humankind. Even with the collapse of Marxism, current instances of "ethnic cleansing" remind us that tyranny persists in our own age and shows no sign of abating. Daniel Chirot offers an important and timely study of modern tyrants, both revealing the forces that allow them to come to power and helping us to predict where they may arise in the future.

About the Author: Daniel Chirot is Professor of International Studies and of Sociology at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington.

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