This book provides a comprehensive summary and analysis of all
the nationwide referendums since 1793. Referendums are ubiquitous
and they are increasingly becoming vehicles for political change
– or sometimes vehicles of conservatism. In 2016, for example,
the voters in the United Kingdom caused a major upheaval when
they voted for leaving the European Union. Later in the same
year, a majority of the voters in Colombia rejected a peace... more...