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dictator

a play in three acts

by Richard Harding Davis

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Published by C. Scribner"s Sons, S. French; [etc., etc. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

On cover: French"s standard library edition.

Statementby Richard Harding Davis.
The Physical Object
Pagination133 p.
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17804002M
OCLC/WorldCa8888585

  A compendium of bad behavior of current and former dictators, this book gives you a guide to becoming a dictator yourself. There are lots of benefits that some with the job but a few drawbacks too. Many end up overthrown or dead but the lucky ones rule til a natural death at a ripe old age and pass the job along to one of their coddled kids/5. The Dictator Pope: The Inside Story of the Francis Papacy (Italian: Il papa dittatore) is a biography of Pope Francis authored by the Anglo–French historian H. J. A. Sire under the pseudonym "Marcantonio Colonna" (the name of a Catholic admiral who fought at the Battle of Lepanto).Published initially in Italian, and later in English, the book takes a highly critical view Author: H. J. A. Sire, (as "Marcantonio Colonna").

About Dictator. The long-awaited final volume of the Cicero Trilogy, from a beloved bestselling author “incapable of writing an unenjoyable book” (The Wall Street Journal).At the age of forty-eight, Cicero—the greatest orator of his time—is in exile, his .   Ultimately, “Dictator” is interested in a single theme: the great game of Roman politics. Tiro, almost constantly by his master’s side, provides the perfect bird’s-eye view.

  Riveting and tumultuous, Dictator encompasses the most epic events in ancient history, including the collapse of the Roman Republic, the murder of Pompey, and the assassination of Caesar. But its central question is a timeless one: how to keep political freedom unsullied by personal gain, vested interests, and the corrosive effects of ceaseless /5(58).   Bruce Bueno de Mesquita is the Julius Silver Professor of Politics and director of the Alexander Hamilton Center for Political Economy at New York University. He is the author of 16 books, including The Predictioneer's Game. Alastair Smith is professor of politics at New York University. The recipient of three grants from the National Science Foundation and author of three books /5(9).


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Dictator, the last in a trilogy of books on the great Roman, Cicero, stands alone as a novel; any information referring back to the earlier books is handled succinctly as and when necessary. Harris intertwines dramatised real events with fictional ones; youd have to know your Roman history pretty thoroughly to separate the two/5.

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Dictator Author: Stephanie Merritt.Conspirata and now Dictator - the long-awaited final volume of Robert Harris's magnificent Ancient Rome Trilogy At the age of forty-eight, Cicero - the greatest orator of his time - is in exile, separated from his wife and children, tormented by his sense of failure, his great power sacrificed on the altar of his principles.

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