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Contesting democracy political thought in twentieth-century Europe by Jan-Werner MГјller

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, CT .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ideology,
  • Philosophy,
  • Democracy,
  • Political science,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJan-Werner Müller
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC421 .M88 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25109012M
ISBN 100978300113211
LC Control Number2011011273

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