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If I were dictator

Lord Dunsany

If I were dictator

the pronouncements of the Grand Macaroni

by Lord Dunsany

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Series[If I were dictator series]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6007 U6 I45 1934
The Physical Object
Pagination2;107;1p.
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16064410M

  If I were a dictator, I'd gas anyone with an IQ of less than , anyone who can't spell correctly and anyone who doesn't know the basic rules of courtesy. After I've warmed up, I'd really get into my stride. In his introduction to the book, Frank Dikotter provides a concise summary of what is required: “A dictator must reply on military forces, a secret police, a praetorian guard, spies, informants, interrogators, torturers; but it is best to pretend that coercion is actually consent. A dictator must instil fear in his people, but if he can.

  Hong Kong-based historian Frank Dikötter, in his book How to be a Dictator, describes how Mao Zedong put himself at the apex of the new China, ensuring his portraits were everywhere, and that. If I were dictator. London: Methuen. MLA Citation. Huxley, Julian. If I were dictator / by Julian Huxley Methuen London Australian/Harvard Citation. Huxley, Julian. , If I were dictator / by Julian Huxley Methuen London. Wikipedia Citation.

Despite their glaring insecurities, Dikötter recounts just how readily each dictator could deceive. Gandhi visited Mussolini twice, proclaiming him “one of the greatest statesmen of our time”.   The Pitcher and the Dictator is an extraordinary story of race, politics, and some of the greatest baseball players ever assembled, playing high-stakes games in support of one of the Caribbean’s cruelest dictators. For more information about The Pitcher and the Dictator, visit


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