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Modern Tyrants:
The Power and Prevalence of Evil in Our Age
Daniel Chirot

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Acknowledgments
1On Modern Tyranny1
2Moderation Abandoned25
3In the Beginning Was the Word71
4Death, Lies, and Decay121
5A Typological Map of Tyranny167
6Imagined Egalitarian Hells: Maoism and the Khmer Rouge175
7Little Stalins? Socialist Corporatism at the Service of the Nation and the Leader231
8Little Hitlers? Elite Fantasies in Argentina and Iraq, and Their Realization267
9An Inadvertent Catastrophe: Burma's Confrontation with Colonialism, Modern Nationalism, and Ne Win309
10Race aud Corruption on the Island of Hispaniola: Two Caribbean Nightmares341
11Colonialism, Resentment, and Chaos: Two African Studies373
12Some Propositions, Lessons, and Predictions about Tyranny403
Notes429
Bibliography457
Index479

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