Democracy: A Very Short Introduction Audiobook, by Bernard Crick Play Audiobook Sample

Democracy: A Very Short Introduction Audiobook

Democracy: A Very Short Introduction Audiobook, by Bernard Crick Play Audiobook Sample
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Read By: Bernadette Dunne Publisher: Tantor Audio Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 2.83 hours at 1.5x Speed 2.13 hours at 2.0x Speed Series: The Very Short Introductions Series Release Date: June 2021 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781666112986

Quick Stats About this Audiobook

Total Audiobook Chapters:

8

Longest Chapter Length:

56:12 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

10:42 minutes

Average Chapter Length:

32:04 minutes

Audiobooks by this Author:

1

Publisher Description

No political concept is more used, and misused, than that of democracy. Nearly every regime today claims to be democratic, but not all "democracies" allow free politics, and free politics existed long before democratic franchises.

This book is a short account of the history of the doctrine and practice of democracy, from ancient Greece and Rome through the American, French, and Russian revolutions, and of the usages and practices associated with it in the modern world. It argues that democracy is a necessary but not a sufficient condition for good government, and that ideas of the rule of law, and of human rights, should in some situations limit democratic claims.

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About Bernadette Dunne

Bernadette Dunne is the winner of numerous AudioFile Earphones Awards and has twice been nominated for the prestigious Audie Award. She studied at the Royal National Theatre in London and the Studio Theater in Washington, DC, and has appeared at the Kennedy Center and off Broadway.