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Invention of the Modern Republic, The

Fontana, Biancamaria (Editor)

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ISBN 10: 0521430887 / ISBN 13: 9780521430883
Published by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge ; New York, 1994
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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234 pages. Laminated boards. No dust jacket issue. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to covers. Record # 459290. Bookseller Inventory # 459290

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Title: Invention of the Modern Republic, The

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge ; New York

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: None

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Why are republics nowadays the most common form of political organization, and the one most readily associated with modern democracy? In The Invention of the Modern Republic, a team of highly distinguished historians of ideas answers this question, and examines the origins of republican governments in America and Europe. Given the renewed interest at present in the functioning and evolution of democratic institutions--especially in their relation with market economies--the issues discussed here have a powerful contemporary resonance.

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Why are republics the most common form of political organization, and the one most readily associated with modern democracy? A team of highly distinguished historians of ideas answers these questions, and examines the origins of republican governments in America and Europe.

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