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Ethics of Democracy: A Series of Optimistic Essays on the Natural Laws of Human Society by  Louis F POST - Hardcover - Third Edition - [1916] - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and Biblio.com

Ethics of Democracy: A Series of Optimistic Essays on the Natural Laws of Human Society

by POST, Louis F

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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, [1916]. Third Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (21cm.); publisher's navy blue decorative cloth embossed and lettered in gilt; [2],vi,[14],[vii]-xxiii,[1],374pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece. Boards very lightly rubbed at extremities, some old soil to upper cover, light foxing to textblock fore-edge, else a Very Good, exceedingly bright copy. This edition with new [14]-pp. preface bound in between pp. vi and [vii]. Collection of essays by the economist and Assistant United States Secretary of Labor the last year of Woodrow Wilson's administration, best known for his fervent opposition to the "witch hunt" resulting from the first, post-WW1, Red Scare.




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