In This Review

Dictatorship and Democracy
Dictatorship and Democracy
By Sir John A. R. Marriott
Oxford University Press, 1935, 231 pp

Professor Marriott's effort is to put the problem of democracy and dictatorship into the proper historical perspective. He therefore reëxamines the history of dictatorships from the Greeks down through the ages, asking why they were established, what they accomplished, and what was their function in the broad sweep of human development. This approach leads him to the conclusion that dictatorships may have their uses.