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Democracy in a world of tensions.

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Democracy in a world of tensions.

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Published by University of Chicago Press in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMcKeon, Richard Peter, 1900- ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC423 .U5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination540 p.
    Number of Pages540
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6092163M
    LC Control Number51009183
    OCLC/WorldCa494658

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