Pertinent to America, Britain, and other Western democracies, this book explains that what people believe happens in national assemblies and parliaments is radically different from the reality. Instead of being places where debate is intense, passionate, and aimed at the national interest, the fact is most members of these institutions act on ...
Pertinent to America, Britain, and other Western democracies, this book explains that what people believe happens in national assemblies and parliaments is radically different from the reality. Instead of being places where debate is intense, passionate, and aimed at the national interest, the fact is most members of these institutions act on behalf of powerful, unelected interests. They know, implicitly, who really runs the country--and their only real task is to decide if they want to try and rock the boat (thereby risking their salary, their reputation, their future), or stay silent for fear or favor. The book demonstrates beyond any doubt that the very nature of the system is hostile to democracy as laypeople understand it.
Fair. No Dust Jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Small number written lightly on front endpage. Text otherwise unmarked. Front hinge cracked, but binding still secure. Bookplate on front pastedown. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Chips to first two pages. Boards lightly soiled. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 119099.
New. Hardcover reprint of the original 1911 edition-beautifully bound in brown cloth covers featuring titles stamped in gold, 8vo-6x9". No adjustments have been made to the original text, giving readers the full antiquarian experience. For quality purposes, all text and images are printed as black and white. This item is printed on demand. Book Information: The Party System. Belloc, Hilaire. Indiana: Repressed Publishing LLC, 2012. Original Publishing: The Party System. Belloc, Hilaire. London, S. Swift, 1911. Subject: Elections.
Very good- No Jacket. 226pgs. Red cloth, black lettering. Spne faded, discolored. (gilt lettering still prsent). previous owner signature on inside cover. foxing, pastedown remnant on endpaper. Text Block is clean., unmarked. tight copy of early HIllaire Belloc. book examines the Engish Party System and how it attempts to creat a false impression on the people.
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