The Resource The road to unfreedom : Russia, Europe, America, Timothy Snyder

The road to unfreedom : Russia, Europe, America, Timothy Snyder

Label
The road to unfreedom : Russia, Europe, America
Title
The road to unfreedom
Title remainder
Russia, Europe, America
Statement of responsibility
Timothy Snyder
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Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With the end of the Cold War, the victory of liberal democracy was thought to be absolute. Observers declared the end of history, confident in a peaceful, globalized future. But we now know this to be premature. Authoritarianism first returned in Russia, as Putin developed a political system dedicated solely to the consolidation and exercise of power. In the last six years, it has creeped from east to west as nationalism inflames Europe, abetted by Russian propaganda and cyberwarfare. While countries like Poland and Hungary have made hard turns towards authoritarianism, the electoral upsets of 2016 revealed the citizens of the US and UK in revolt against their countries' longstanding policies and values.But this threat to the West also presents the opportunity to better understand the pillars of our own political order. In this forceful and unsparing work of contemporary history, Snyder goes beyond the headlines to expose the true nature of the threat to democracy. By showcasing the stark choices before us--between equality or oligarchy, individuality or totality, truth and falsehood--Snyder restores our understanding of the basis of our way of life, offering a way forward in a time of terrible uncertainty
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Snyder, Timothy
Dewey number
320.53094
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not applicable
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LC call number
D863
Literary text for sound recordings
other
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PerformerNote
Read by Timothy Snyder
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authoritarianism
  • Democracy
  • Western countries
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Label
The road to unfreedom : Russia, Europe, America, Timothy Snyder
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OverDrive Audiobook
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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Content category
spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (10 hr., 16 min., 03 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780525632412
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not applicable
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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digital
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
0638943E-9387-44F4-8089-6D950CEFACC6
System control number
(OCoLC)1030578965
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
The road to unfreedom : Russia, Europe, America, Timothy Snyder
Link
Publication
Note
OverDrive Audiobook
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (10 hr., 16 min., 03 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780525632412
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
0638943E-9387-44F4-8089-6D950CEFACC6
System control number
(OCoLC)1030578965
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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