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By Iain S. McLean,Alistair McMillan,Burt L. Monroe

ISBN-10: 0792396200

ISBN-13: 9780792396208

ISBN-10: 9401037353

ISBN-13: 9789401037358

`This is a publication a few famous author, Lewis Carroll, and a couple of little-known topic, the speculation of voting' (from the Editors' Introduction).
This e-book has been edited from the manuscripts of the overdue Scottish economist Duncan Black. presently after the ebook of the idea of Committees and Elections Black began to acquire fabric for papers and a booklet on Lewis Carroll's conception of proportional illustration. Black's bankruptcy plans made it transparent that the publication used to be to be in 3 elements, written through himself, by way of a reprint of Carroll's ideas of Parliamentary illustration and its major resources. half I is biographical, introducing Lewis Carroll and giving appropriate info of his lifestyles. half II is Black's already released paintings on Lewis Carroll. half III includes the extra distinct arguments approximately Carroll's reasoning, and half IV includes reprints of infrequent unique fabric on proportional illustration via Carroll, James Garth Marshall, and Walter Baily. Taken jointly, the editors have supplied a whole reference resource for the idea of balloting and proportional representation.

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