STRONGMAN The Rise of Five Dictators and the Fall of Democracy

Author: Kenneth Davis

What makes a country fall to a dictator? How do authoritarian leaders – strongmen – capable of killing millions acquire their power? How are they able to defeat the ideal of democracy? And what can we do to make sure it doesn’t happen again?

By profiling some of the most notoriously ruthless dictators in history, Kenneth C. Davis seeks to answer these questions.
Meticulously researched, Strongman provides insight into the lives of five leaders who callously transformed the world and serves as an invaluable resource in an era when democracy itself seems in peril.