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The House without Windows: France Selects a President
The House without Windows: France Selects a President
By Constantin Melnik and Nathan Leites
Row, Peterson, 1958, 358 pp
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An hour-by-hour investigation of the election by the French Parliament of the second President of the Fourth Republic, a procedure that took seven days in December 1953. The purpose of this detailed examination was to illustrate the intricate patterns that make up parliamentary life.