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Democracy : a very short introduction

Author: Bernard Crick
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Series: Very short introductions.
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"This book is a short account of the history of the doctrine, practices, and institutions of democracy, from ancient Greece and Rome through the American, French, and Russian revolutions, and its varieties and conditions in the modern world. It argues that democracy is a necessary but not a sufficient condition for good government, and that ideas of the rule of law, and of human rights, and the claims and liberties  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Einführung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Crick
ISBN: 019280250X 9780192802507
OCLC Number: 49906938
Description: 130 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 18 cm.
Contents: 1. The word and the deed --
2. The place from where we started --
3. Republicanism and democracy --
4. Comme disait M. de Tocqueville --
5. Democracy and populism --
6. The conditions of modern democracy --
7. Democratic citizenship.
Series Title: Very short introductions.
Responsibility: Bernard Crick.
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An account of the history of the doctrine and practice of democracy, from ancient Greece and Rome through the American, French, and Russian revolutions, and of the usages and practices associated  Read more...

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