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How to win an election : an ancient guide for modern politicians

Author: Quintus Tullius Cicero; Philip Freeman
Publisher: Princeton [N.J.] : Princeton University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an ancient Roman guide to campaigning for modern politicians. Presented in English and Latin.
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Named Person: Marcus Tullius Cicero
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Quintus Tullius Cicero; Philip Freeman
ISBN: 9780691154084 0691154082
OCLC Number: 751780582
Language Note: English and Latin on facing page.
Awards: Commended for New York Times Notable Book 2012
Description: xxv, 99 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Introduction --
A note on the translation --
How to win an election --
The results of the election --
Glossary --
Further reading.
Other Titles: Commentariolum petitionis.
Responsibility: Quintus Tullius Cicero ; translated and with an introduction by Philip Freeman.

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A Roman guide for campaigning. It is suitable for politicians and those who enjoys watching them try to manipulate their way into office.  Read more...

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