Who"s who in democracy

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Congressional Quarterly , Washington, D.C
Statesmen -- Biography., Heads of state -- Biography., Revolutionaries -- Biography., Democracy -- His
Other titlesWho is who in democracy, Encyclopedia of democracy.
StatementSeymour Martin Lipset, editor in chief.
ContributionsLipset, Seymour Martin.
LC ClassificationsD21.3 .W48 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 247 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1008381M
ISBN 101568021216
LC Control Number96048342

A collection of biographies of more than important leaders whose actions and courage have spurred democracy from Ancient Greece to modern times. Who is who in democracy Encyclopedia of democracy.

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But this is how a democracy works: rightly or wrongly, for better or for worse, the majority gets to decide how things are going to go. but omission is one of the oldest ploys in the book.

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