Robert Cavalier. Illustrated by Reuben Negrón.
With all the talk about “democracy” these days,
it’s surprising how little time is spent concentrating
on the concept of democracy itself, its history
and justification as a form of political governance.
Democracy for Beginners looks at democracy’s
rich evolution in its varied forms, and at some of
the challenges democracies face today. Beginning
with the rise of democracy in fifth-century Athens
and ending with an exploration of what the future
might hold, this book is an important resource for
understanding the foundation on which our country