Strongmen

Strongmen How They Rise, Why They Succeed, How They Fall

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Synopsis

Ours is the age of the strongman. Russia, India, Turkey and America are ruled by men who, as they have risen to the top, have reshaped their countries around them, creating cults of personality which earn the loyalty of millions. And as they do so, they draw on a playbook of behaviour established by figures such as Benito Mussolini, Muammar Gaddafi and Adolf Hitler. Here, political historian Ruth Ben-Ghiat draws on analysis of everything from gender and sexuality to diplomatic strategy to explain who these political figures are - and how they manipulate our own history, fears and desires in search of power at any cost.

Book information

ISBN: 9781788164764
Publisher: Profile
Imprint: Profile Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 320.922
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 472g
Height: 154mm
Width: 232mm
Spine width: 37mm