About this book
In this wide-ranging, original, and highly compelling book, David Runciman tells the story of modern democracy through the history of moments of crisis, from WWI through to the economic crash of 2008. Suggests that the most serious challenges confronting democracy today are debt, the war on terror, the rise of China, and climate change.
Tells the story of modern democracy through the history of moments of crisis, from the First World War to the economic crash of 2008. This title looks at the confusion and uncertainty created by unexpected victories, from the defeat of German autocracy in 1918 to the defeat of communism in 1989.
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