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The demon in democracy : totalitarian temptations in free societies

Author: Ryszard Legutko
Publisher: New York : Encounter Books, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ryszard Legutko lived and suffered under communism for decades-and he fought with the Polish ant-communist movement to abolish it. Having lived for two decades under a liberal democracy, however, he has discovered that these two political systems have a lot more in common than one might think. They both stem from the same historical roots in early modernity, and accept similar presuppositions about history, society,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Legutko, Ryszard, 1949-
Demon in democracy.
New York : Encounter Books, [2016]
(DLC) 2015044482
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ryszard Legutko
ISBN: 9781594038648 1594038643
OCLC Number: 936205600
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: History --
Utopia --
Politics --
Ideology --
Religion.
Other Titles: Triumf czlowieka pospolitego.
Responsibility: by Ryszard Legutko.

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"The book first appeared in Polish under the title Triumf czlowieka pospolitego (ZYSK 2012), and the present English translation (by Teresa Adelson and the author) is a slightly shortened and  Read more...

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