Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Second Printing, octavo size, 720 pp. Fine / near fine. Item #CNJL2385
The very idea of democracy came to Europe out of the ashes of WWII. Both the left and the right struggled with the idea of democracy and this book explores the history of the European left and its influence on European democracy.
___DESCRIPTION: Bound in full navy blue textured paper over boards, silver lettering stamped onto the spine and backboard, copious notes and bibliography at the rear; octavo size (9 1/2" by 6 1/4"), pagination: [i-vii] viii-xxii [1-2] 3-698. Dust jacket in blue, white, and red, vintage photograph on front panel and spine, summary of book on front flap, short author bio on back flap, the jacket is unclipped and also unpriced.
___CONDITION: Volume is fine overall, with clean boards, straight corners without rubbing, a strong, square text block with solid hinges, the interior is clean and bright, and entirely free of prior owner markings; excessively small spot of soil on the fore-edge of the text block, else fine. Dust jacket near fine, clean, with only one very small closed tear at the bottom of the back joint and minor wear at the top edge, the jacket is unclipped and without a price.
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