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The Resource A question of order : India, Turkey, and the return of strongmen, Basharat Peer

A question of order : India, Turkey, and the return of strongmen, Basharat Peer

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A question of order : India, Turkey, and the return of strongmen
Title
A question of order
Title remainder
India, Turkey, and the return of strongmen
Statement of responsibility
Basharat Peer
Title variation
India, Turkey, and the return of strongmen
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"What happens when a democratically elected leader evolves into an authoritarian ruler, limiting press freedom, civil liberties, and religious and ethnic tolerance? India and Turkey are two of the world's biggest democracies--multi-ethnic nations that rose from their imperial past to be founded on the values of modernity. They have fair elections, open markets, and freedom of religion. Yet this is an account of how the charismatic strongmen Narendra Modi, in India, and Recep Tyyip Erdoğan, in Turkey, used the power they had won as elected heads of state to push their countries toward authoritarian ways. Journalist Basharat Peer knows only too well how the tyranny of the majority can exact a terrible human toll; it's a story he told in Curfewed Night, his memoir of growing up in war-torn Kashmir. For this book, Peer spent a year and a half traveling across India and Turkey to chronicle the rise of Modi and Erdoğan, and to tell the stories of the men and women they have victimized, who have showed courage and endured great suffering because of their love of true democratic traditions. It is more important than ever to understand the failings of democracies like India and Turkey if liberal traditions are to be protected and nourished"--Back cover
Summary
The author reports from two of the world's largest democracies--Narendra Modi's India and Recep Tyyip Erdogan's Turkey--and examines how two charismatic strongmen came to power and moved their country in the direction of authoritarianism
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Tone
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10560016
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
320.454
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS480.853
LC item number
.P447 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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True
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adult
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India, Turkey, and the return of strongmen
Label
A question of order : India, Turkey, and the return of strongmen, Basharat Peer
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Publication
Copyright
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Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn935988157
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
170 pages
Isbn
9780997126426
Lccn
2016945883
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)935988157
Label
A question of order : India, Turkey, and the return of strongmen, Basharat Peer
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn935988157
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
170 pages
Isbn
9780997126426
Lccn
2016945883
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)935988157

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