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Anarchy or Hierarchy

1st Edition

By S. de Madariaga

Routledge

240 pages

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Originally published in 1937 during the Spanish Civil War, the country was split into pro-fascists and pro-communists, the author felt that the conflict in Spain threatened to develop into an international war, perhaps an international civil war since the issue cut across frontier lines. The situation had no parallel at the time. The author looks back to wars of the sixteenth century to find a precedent for this dramatic duel between two political conceptions. Using examples from Europe including the conflict between Catholics and Protestants he shows that, as in England who led their own way at the time, there are alternative solutions and hopefully a way to find a middle ground.

Table of Contents

Foreword. Introduction. Part 1: A Criticism of Liberal Democracy 1. Axioms and Postulates of Liberal Democracy 2. Ways and Practices of Liberal Democracies Part 2: Unanimous Organic Democracy 3. The Principles of Unanimous Organic Democracy 4. The Natural Structure of the Nation 5. Methods of the Unanimous Organic Democracy. Index.

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy

Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy (54 Volume set) presents titles, originally published between 1924 and 2003. Political theory has a long history and broad scope, this set draws together research from leading academics covering key themes such as: liberty and justice, power, federalism, anarchy and direct action, socialism, Marxism and liberalism. It will be of interest to students of both politics and philosophy.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General