Documents of modern political thought

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University Press , Cambridge [Eng.]
State, The., Democracy., Commu
Statementedited by T. E. Utley and J. Stuart Maclure.
ContributionsMaclure, J. Stuart, joint ed.
LC ClassificationsJA36 .U8
The Physical Object
Pagination276 p.
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Open LibraryOL6242100M
LC Control Number58001190

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