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The demagogue

a political novel

by David Ross Locke

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Published by Lee and Shepard in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby David Ross Locke ("Nasby")
SeriesWright American fiction
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiv, 465 p.
Number of Pages465
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14003216M

  The German Student Union proclaims its Twelve Theses for a rejuvenated German culture, and ceremonially burns books promoting sexual perversion taken from the Jew Magnus Hirschfeld's "Institute of Sex Research" (which, until it was raided just four days earlier, was engaged in a massive campaign to promote sexual perversion and "gender bending" in Germany) and books .   The result is an epic expose that may overwhelm readers with its detail but will leave them shaking their heads over the rise and fall of the greatest demagogue in American history, with the.

Christian Fuchs is a leading critical theorist of communication and society. He is a Professor at the University of Westminster, co-editor of the open access journal tripleC: Communication, Capitalism and Critique, and the author of Digital Demagogue (Pluto, ) and Social Media: A Critical Introduction (Sage, ) amongst other works.   A new biography portrays Hitler as a clownish, deceitful narcissist who took control of a powerful nation thanks to slick propaganda and a dysfunctional elite that failed to block his rise.

Trump is the demagogue that our Founding Fathers feared. The Republican presidential candidate continues to dominate the contest. Businessman Donald Trump officially became the Republican nominee at the party’s convention in Cleveland. Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event at Trump Doral golf course in Miami. The book is well written, well researched, and adds a new dimension to writing on Trump.” -Dr. George Sefa Dei, Professor, Sociology and Equity, University of Toronto “The American Demagogue: Donald Trump in the Presidency is Asante’s important examination of how Trump preaches fear and hatred to control the emotions of the white.


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“Michael Signer has written a strikingly original book. Demagogue tells the story of democracy by analyzing its antithesis – the often frighteningly charismatic leader who draws his strength from his purported connection to the demos itself.

Amid the myriad studies of democracy and waves of democratization, of rising incomes, /5(19). Demagogue is a masterful portrait of a human being capable of immense evil, yet beguiling charm.

McCarthy was a tireless worker and a genuine war hero. His ambitions knew few limits. Neither did his socializing, his drinking, nor his gambling/5(7). Demagogue: The Fight to Save Democracy from Its Worst Enemies. A demagogue is a tyrant who owes his initial rise to the democratic support of the masses.

Huey Long, Hugo Chavez, and Moqtada al-Sadr are all clear examples of this dangerous byproduct of democracy/5. “Demagogue is a simply extraordinary book.

A fascinating work of political theory, an eloquent response to the Bush administration's disastrous efforts at promoting democracy, a roadmap for progressives seeking to chart a new foreign policy direction and an intellectual lifeline for anyone who believes America should be on freedom's side, and knows, in their heart, that there must be a better way.”.

In this insightful book, Eric Posner shows us that although democracies are inherently vulnerable to demagogues, America has seen remarkably few of them. Until now. The Demagogue’s Playbook makes a compelling case that Donald Trump differs from nearly all other flawed, dishonest, or populist politicians that have passed through American politics.

He is a true demagogue—a living manifestation of one. About The Book A  New York Times  bestselling historian examines how demagoguery and the populism it inspires—for good and ill—is embedded in the very soul of our nation.

In Novemberthe American colonies felt an earthquake. It arrived not in the form of a natural disaster, but with a twenty-five-year-old preacher, George ed on: Novem   Demagoguery and Democracy is one of those rare books that is simultaneously approachable and complex, timely and timeless, and absolutely indispensable for understanding not just how to confront demagoguery, but also how to strengthen democracy.”—Brand: Experiment, The.

Demagoguery and Democracy is one of those rare books that is simultaneously approachable and complex, timely and timeless, and absolutely indispensable for understanding not just how to confront demagoguery, but also how to strengthen democracy.”.

Her Demagoguery and Democracy is a relatively short book (of just over pages with a fairly large typeface) and the central text would be shorter still if its definitions of various forms of fallacious argument had been relegated to a The Trump presidency would seem to be the ideal time for pondering demagoguery and Patricia Roberts-Miller, as Professor at the Department of Rhetoric and Writing at /5.

Smart alecks like H.L. Mencken tried to dismiss Long as ''a backwoods demagogue,'' but millions of Americans - not only the poor, but large segments of.

Demagogue: The Fight to Save Democracy from Its Worst Enemies by Michael Signer. A demagogue is a tyrant who owes his initial rise to the democratic support of the masses. “Michael Signer has written a strikingly original book. Demagogue tells the story of democracy by analyzing its antithesis – the often frighteningly charismatic leader who draws his strength from his purported connection to the demos itself.

Amid the myriad studies of democracy and waves of democratization, of rising incomes, civil society, institutions and elections, Signer brings the human. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Locke, David Ross, Demagogue.

Upper Saddle River, N.J., Literature House [, ©] (OCoLC) In this previously unpublished piece, Murray Rothbard argues that the demagogue leads people either to reject their loosely held views as unsound, or to find them sound and to pursue them to their logical consequences.

Far from being an irrational force, then, the silliest of demagogues is a great servant of Reason, even when he is mostly in the wrong. In The Demagogue’s Playbook, acclaimed legal scholar Eric A. Posner offers a blueprint for how America can prevent the rise of another demagogue and protect the features of a democracy that help it thrive—and restore national greatness, for one and all.

As Demagogue for President shows, Trump’s campaign strategy was anything but simple. This book is essential to understanding how he did it and the peril it poses for democracy.”—Jonathan Tilove, chief political writer, Austin American-Statesman.

Jonathan TilovePages:   And so, yeah, in my book, I say that Trump is probably the most successful demagogue in American history and it’s because I’m thinking of Andrew Jackson maybe. In my book Demagogue: The Fight to Save Democracy from Its Worst Enemies, I define demagogues as meeting four criteria: first, they posture as a.

A New Dictionary of the English Language, published inlists “demagogue” as “a leader of the people,” but goes on to suggest that the term is “applied to a factious or seditious leader.”. Genre/Form: Political fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Locke, David Ross, Demagogue.

Boston, Lee and Shepard; New York C.T. Dillingham. As the author of “ Demagogue: The Fight to Save Democracy from Its Worst Enemies,” I have been asked countless times in recent years whether Trump is a .Fortunately, the author argues, Cleon’s demagoguery “triggered a wave of self-criticism and self-restraint among Athenians that ultimately helped democracy survive; their example echoes today as a powerful but forgotten answer to democracy’s demagogue problem.”."The Demagogue and Lady Phayre" by William John Locke.

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