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dc.contributor.editorLarres, Klaus
dc.date.accessioned2022-05-21T04:00:57Z
dc.date.available2022-05-21T04:00:57Z
dc.date.issued2022
dc.date.submitted2022-02-10T12:48:36Z
dc.identifierONIX_20220210_9781000467550_37
dc.identifierhttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/52782
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/81779
dc.description.abstractIn order to truly understand the emergence, endurance, and legacy of autocracy, this volume of engaging essays explores how autocratic power is acquired, exercised, and transferred or abruptly ended through the careers and politics of influential figures in more than 20 countries and six regions. The book looks at both traditional "hard" dictators, such as Hitler, Stalin, and Mao, and more modern "soft" or populist autocrats, who are in the process of transforming once fully democratic countries into autocratic states, including Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Turkey, Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro, Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines, Narendra Modi in India, and Viktor Orbán in Hungary. The authors touch on a wide range of autocratic and dictatorial figures in the past and present, including present-day autocrats, such as Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping, military leaders, and democratic leaders with authoritarian aspirations. They analyze the transition of selected autocrats from democratic or benign semi-democratic systems to harsher forms of autocracy, with either quite disastrous or more successful outcomes. An ideal reader for students and scholars, as well as the general public, interested in international affairs, leadership studies, contemporary history and politics, global studies, security studies, economics, psychology, and behavioral studies.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HB History::HBJ Regional & national history::HBJH African history
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HB History::HBJ Regional & national history::HBJF Asian history
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HB History::HBJ Regional & national history::HBJD European history
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HB History::HBJ Regional & national history::HBJQ History of other lands
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HB History::HBJ Regional & national history::HBJK History of the Americas
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HB History::HBG General & world history
dc.subject.otherAdolf Hitler
dc.subject.otherAuthoritarianism
dc.subject.otherDonald Trump
dc.subject.otherHugo Chavez
dc.subject.otherIosif Stalin
dc.subject.otherLee Kuan Yew
dc.subject.otherNarendra Modi
dc.subject.otherNationalism
dc.subject.otherPinochet
dc.subject.otherPopulism
dc.subject.otherTotalitarianism
dc.subject.otherViktor Orban
dc.subject.otherXi Jinping
dc.titleDictators and Autocrats
dc.title.alternativeSecuring Power across Global Politics
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.4324/9781003100508
oapen.relation.isPublishedByfa69b019-f4ee-4979-8d42-c6b6c476b5f0
oapen.relation.isbn9781000467550
oapen.relation.isbn9781003100508
oapen.relation.isbn9780367607869
oapen.relation.isbn9780367607876
oapen.imprintRoutledge
oapen.pages464


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