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Dictators, Democracy, and American Public Culture

Envisioning the Totalitarian Enemy, 1920s-1950s

by Benjamin L. Alpers

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Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • American studies,
  • Political structures: totalitarianism & dictatorship,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • 20th century,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • History: American,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • United States,
  • USA,
  • Influence,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Media Studies,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Performing Arts / Mass Media,
  • General,
  • Democracy,
  • Dictatorship,
  • Mass media

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7972829M
    ISBN 100807854166
    ISBN 109780807854167

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    Serendipitously, I read Gene Sharp's book From Dictatorship to Democracy just before joining an election monitoring mission in Ukraine this October I was in Ukraine two years ago on a similar monitoring mission observing the final round of a Presidential run-off between Yulia Tymoschenko and and Viktor Yanukovych/5. Just a wild guess here, but it may have something to do with the fact America is not actually spreading democracy and liberating people from dictators, but actually snuffing out democracies and installing dictators it can control. Exhibit A: Iran.

    Democracy may be a word familiar to most, but it is a concept still misunderstood and misused at a time when dictators, single-party regimes, and military coup leaders alike assert popular support by claiming the mantle of democracy. Yet the power of the democratic idea has prevailed through a long and turbulent history, and democratic government.   Mailing Address CounterPunch PO Box Petrolia, CA Telephone 1()


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