"East to read and well researched, The Spirit of Democracy offers an excellent synthesis view on some of the most vexing questions in the field of democracy studies."—Survival: Global Politics and Strategy
Larry Diamond is the author of Squandered Victory and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He has served as the co-editor of the widely respected Journal of Democracy since its founding in 1990. From January to April 2004, he served as a senior adviser to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad. He lives in Stanford, California.