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Author Pelinka, Anton, 1941-

Title Politics of the Lesser Evil : leadership, democracy & Jaruzelski's Poland / Anton Pelinka
Published Milton : Routledge, 2017


Description 1 online resource (260 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; 1. On Leadership; 2. Jaruzelski I: On the Gravity of one -- of any -- Political Decision; 3. On the Illusion of Democratic Leadership; 4. An Impossible Encounter -- The First; 5. On the Tendency to Ban Machiavelli to Hell; 6. On the Limits of Idealism; 7. Charisma; 8. On the Attempts to Tame a Myth; 9. On the Skepticism Toward Too Much Democracy; 10. On the Unavoidability of Lying; 11. On the Misery of Collaboration; 12. On the Presumption of Objectivity; 13. On the Ambiguity of Difference
14. On the Amorality of Foreign Policy15. On the Logic of Leninism; 16. On the True Nature of Personal Leadership; 17. On the Necessity of Limiting Evil; 18. On the Longing for William Tells and Robin Hoods; 19. On the Necessity of Becoming a Parvenu; 20. An Impossible Encounter -- The Second; 21. On the Democratic Dissolution of Politics in General; 22. On the Transformation of the People into the Marketplace; 23. The Cockpit; 24. On the Possibility of Intellectual and Moral Leadership; 25. Jaruzelski II: On the Arbitrary Nature of Historical Perception; 26. Bibliography; Index of Persons
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Subject Jaruzelski, W. (Wojciech)
Jaruzelski, W. (Wojciech)
Politics and government
Poland -- Politics and government -- 1980-1989.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781351290500