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Democracy in translation : understanding politics in an unfamiliar culture

Author: Frederic Charles Schaffer
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2000.
Series: Wilder House series in politics, history, and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Frederic C. Schaffer challenges the assumption often made by American scholars that democracy has been achieved in foreign countries when criteria such as free elections are met. Elections, he  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederic Charles Schaffer
ISBN: 0801486912 9780801486913
OCLC Number: 45753340
Description: xvii, 168 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Wilder House series in politics, history, and culture.
Responsibility: Frederic C. Schaffer.

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