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What is an oligarchy?

Author: Joseph K Brennan
Publisher: New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2013]
Series: Forms of government
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An oligarchy is usually a secret form of government in which a few powerful people cotnrol a country. What Is An Oligarchy? describes the different forms oligarchies can take, often hiding behind some other type of government."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph K Brennan
ISBN: 9780778753209 0778753204 9780778753278 0778753271
OCLC Number: 670481973
Target Audience: Ages 10-13.; Grades 4 to 6.
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm.
Contents: A secret government --
An obvious oligarchy --
Origins of oligarchy --
Ancient oligarchies --
Perfect oligarchies --
Oligarchies change --
The people's oligarchies --
Struggles within --
Who rules? --
Oligarchy to democracy --
Local oligarchies --
Defending oligarchies --
Business and oligarchies --
Oligarchies today --
Media oligarchies --
Media oligarchies --
Forms of government --
Assessing oligarchies --
The future of oligarchies --
Documents of oligarchies.
Series Title: Forms of government
Responsibility: Joseph K. Brennan.

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"An oligarchy is usually a secret form of government in which a few powerful people cotnrol a country. What Is An Oligarchy? describes the different forms oligarchies can take, often hiding behind some other type of government."--Back cover.

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