Frontiers of democratic theory. by Henry S. Kariel

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Published by Random House in New York .

Written in English

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  • Democracy.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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StatementEdited by Henry S. Kariel.
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LC ClassificationsJC423 .K28
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Paginationxii, 435 p.
Number of Pages435
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Open LibraryOL17753347M

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