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Democracy On Trial: The Case For The Defense(Progressive Evolution Or Revolution) Ricardo Lasso

Democracy On Trial: The Case For The Defense(Progressive Evolution Or Revolution)

Ricardo Lasso

Published March 29th 2010
ISBN : 9781450066853
Paperback
384 pages
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The great wartime leader, Winston Churchill, once remarked, Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time. Democracy on Trial recounts the history of this progressive form ofMoreThe great wartime leader, Winston Churchill, once remarked, Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time. Democracy on Trial recounts the history of this progressive form of governance while comparing it to a competing form: absolutism. Today we see the results of this conflict: flourishing civilization on one hand and crushing despotism on the other. Dr. Lasso, from his own bitter experiences with the despotism of Panamas dictator, shows us how todays democracy was won and how it must be vigilantly earned. Dr. Lloyd Muller Historian