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Cyril Radcliffe: Power and the State: 1951

The British lawyer Lord Radcliffe examines the features of democratic society, and considers the problematic notions of power and authority in a series of seven Reith lectures.

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Sun 16 Dec 1951 09:00 BBC Radio 4

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