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258 pages | 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 | 6 illus.
Ebook 2016 | ISBN 9781512814835 | Buy from De Gruyter $79.95 | €69.95 | £70.50
This book is available under special arrangement from our European publishing partner De Gruyter.
An Anniversary Collection volume
"A brisk indictment of dictatorships of all forms, aiming to prove that they are neither necessary nor desirable, in crisis or out, and that democracies do their jobs much better. Concluding chapters have special reference to the American situation."—Foreign AffairsA spirited argument disproving the value of dictatorships by using Mussolini, Hitler, and Stalin as examples of the fallacy. The question is presented with particular reference to the United States.