Dictatorship: A Forbidden History (Part 1: Rome - Dictatorship and Iustitium)
Part of a series on the moral question of dictatorship. Click on the following link to view an e-book I wrote on the subject: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Terrible-Beauty-Dictatorship-Colm-Gillis-ebook/dp/...
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