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Dictators and democracies

Calvin Bryce Hoover

Dictators and democracies

by Calvin Bryce Hoover

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Published by The Macmillan company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei,
  • Dictators,
  • Democracy,
  • Communism -- Soviet Union,
  • Fascism -- Italy

  • Edition Notes

    Three of the essays originally appeared in the Virginia quarterly review. cf. Pref.

    Statementby Calvin B. Hoover.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination110 p.
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13540523M
    LC Control Number37023802
    OCLC/WorldCa230666

    Strong, colorful personalities who impose their will upon laws, constitutions, courts, and congresses are an enduring feature of Latin American politics, beginning with the violent regional bosses (caudillos) of the early nineteenth century and continuing with the 'hyper-presidential' systems of today. Paul Lewis explores the origins of the region's authoritarian culture and the different 1/5(1). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Martin, John, Dictators and democracies today. Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press [].

      Dictators, Democracy, and American Public Culture: Envisioning the Totalitarian Enemy, ss Benjamin Leontief Alpers Univ of North Carolina Press, Jan 1, - History - pages4/5(1). From Dictatorship to Democracy was originally published in Bangkok in by the Committee for the Restoration of Democracy in Burma in association with Khit Pyaing (The New Era Journal). It has since been translated into at least thirty-one other languages and has been published in Serbia, Indonesia, and Thailand, among other Size: KB.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Martin, John, Dictators and democracies today. Winter Park, Fla., The Rollins press, © Focusing on portrayals of Mussolini's Italy, Hitler's Germany, and Stalin's Russia in U.S. films, magazine and newspaper articles, books, plays, speeches, and other texts, Benjamin Alpers traces changing American understandings of dictatorship from the late s through the early years of the Cold War.


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