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Is Democracy dishonesty?

Robert Barnwell Roosevelt

Is Democracy dishonesty?

are four men to rule New York with a rod of iron? Is the popular voice to be stifled at the ballot-box?

by Robert Barnwell Roosevelt

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Published by Journeymen Printers" Co-operative Association in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tweed Ring,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- To 1898

  • Edition Notes

    Statementspeech of Hon. Robert B. Roosevelt, delivered at the municipal reform meeting, held at Cooper union, in the city of New York, Sept. 4, 1871
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 73114
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination4 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14640591M

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    Democracy Despite Itself explains, with clever arguments, how we are able to transcend these limitations and harness them to our benefit through a perfectly imperfect democratic system. Dan Ariely James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics, Duke University; author of The Honest Truth About Dishonesty. Promoting Democracy: The National Endowment for Democracy's Management of Grants Overseas (), by United States General Accounting Office (PDF at ) Democracy and Power: The Delhi Lectures (Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers, c), by Noam Chomsky, contrib. by Jean Drèze (multiple formats with commentary at Open Book Publishers).


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