Pericles Press

The origins of dictatorship and democracy -

The geology of the ancient past may well determine the path governments will take - dictatorship and democracy will not be choices left to future generations - merely the rehearsed scenes or recited lines of a play, whose final act was revealed at its completion, long, long ago.

From Pericles Press -

Poverty, Wealth
Dictatorship, Democracy:
Resource Scarcity and the Origins of Dictatorship

by Jack Barkstrom

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