Vernon Bogdanor

No Love, No Desire

Democracy in Europe

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Europe, it has been said, is a bore. The government of Europe bores absolutely. Not the least of the virtues of Larry Siedentop’s Democracy in Europe is that it serves to undermine this generalisation, rescuing as it does some of the key issues of our time from the arid grip of the politicians and the scholasticism of the social scientists.

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