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

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

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Now Alice Liddell's fiancee, and afterwards her husband, was Reginald Hargreaves of Lyndhurst, Hants, so that the identification is complete. It is Alice Liddell whose love affair Carroll is describing in Sylvie and Bruno. Towards the end of the story Lady Muriel Onne realises that she cannot esteem her fiancee, Eric Lynd, in the way she would need to for marriage, and she rejects him in favour of a man of sterling character, twenty years her senior, who is of course none other than our old friend Carroll, masquerading under another name.

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