Microcosmographia academica being a guide for the young academic politician by Francis MacDonald Cornford

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Statementby F. M. Cornford.
ContributionsGuthrie, W. K. C. 1906-, Library of Leonard and Virginia Woolf.
The Physical Object
Pagination[8], 23, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages23
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Open LibraryOL16641412M

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But he also makes some really serious points. Microcosmographia Academica Despite chiefly dealing with academic politics, which is like all other politics except the stakes are smaller, this book illuminates the fundamentals of politics. If it was not clear already it will help one realize that democrat and republican politicians have far more in common with each other than with the voter.

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