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The last days of democracy

how big media and power-hungry government are turning America into a dictatorship

by Elliot D. Cohen

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Published by Prometheus Books in Amherst, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass media -- Political aspects -- United States,
  • Democracy -- United States,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementElliot D. Cohen, Bruce W. Fraser.
    ContributionsFraser, Bruce W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP95.82.U6 C64 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17565602M
    ISBN 109781591025047
    LC Control Number2007001609

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