Dictators. Translated from the French by J. Lewis May. by Jacques Bainville

Cover of: Dictators. | Jacques Bainville

Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Dictators,
  • History, Modern

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC495 B313 1967
The Physical Object
Pagination268p.
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21042708M

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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book. This is a book about dictator literature—that is to say, it is a book about the canon of works written by or attributed to dictators.

As such, it is a book about some of the worst books ever written, and so was excruciatingly painful to research. This is why I did it. Since the days of the Roman Empire, dictators * have written books, but in.

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