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This Is A Dictatorship

This Is A Dictatorship

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What happens to a country when one person makes all the rules? What would it feel like to live in such a place? And why is it important for us to know about? A beautiful book explaining the dangers of dictatorships and the importance of democracy by Equipo Plantel and illustrated by Mikel Casal.

First written in Spain soon after the end of the Franco dictatorship, this book sets out to explain dictatorship to the next generation. The authors believed, as the Spanish publishers of this book put it, that “Children are interested in everything adults are interested in. You must explain things to them, even if it requires effort.”

Forty years later, reillustrated with stunning images by Mikel Casal (who himself grew up under Franco’s regime), its message remains as timely as ever.

A brilliant introduction to democracy, for readers of all ages, translated by Lawrence Schimel.

“What a joy to see this deeply cool masterpiece of illustration, design and political education translated into English. There should be a copy in every home. Books like this last forever… unlike dictatorships.” Max Porter, author of ‘Grief Is the Thing with Feathers’

Dimensions: 215 x 185mm
48 page hardback book
Recommended for ages 6+
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