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Prelude or Requiem?

by Boyd Carlisle Shafer 1939

AT A RECENT convention of historians, discussions everywhere became dissections of democracy and forecasts of its future. In public forums and hotel room conclaves, the arguments resolved themselves into two statements of faith: (1) the democracy of today is but a prelude to a greater democracy; (2) unfortunately about all that remains for us is the sentimental act of singing requiems.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 1 Number 1, 1939, p. 302-303
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 13961, Date Accessed: 7/16/2018 3:05:18 AM

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