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Dictator style

Peter York

Dictator style

lifestyles of the world"s most colorful despots

by Peter York

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Published by Chronicle Books in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homes and haunts,
  • Dictators,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter York ; foreword by Douglas Coupland
    ContributionsCoupland, Douglas
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC495 .Y67 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 119 p. :
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24918801M
    ISBN 100811853144
    ISBN 109780811853149
    LC Control Number2011280933
    OCLC/WorldCa70134080

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Dictator Style documents the lives, methods, and effects of dictators, authoritarian rulers, and despots. Our aim is to inform and remind people of what happens when certain types of rulers come to power.

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