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Democracy Denied, 1905-1915

Intellectuals and the Fate of Democracy

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$68.50 • £54.95 • €61.50

ISBN 9780674030923

Publication Date: 12/15/2008


404 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 table


  • Part I. Intellectuals and Democratization
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Intellectuals and the Discourse of Democracy
    • 3. Intellectuals and Democratization
    • 4. The New Democracy: Intellectuals in Power
  • Part II. Erstwhile Allies
    • 5. Democracy and the Bourgeoisie
    • 6. Democracy and the Working Class
    • 7. Democracy and the Landowners
    • 8. Democracy and the Military
    • 9. Democracy and the Great Powers
    • 10. Aftermath and Implications
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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