structure of political thought a study in the history of political ideas by Charles Nicholas Reiten McCoy

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .

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StatementCharles N. R. McCoy.
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LC ClassificationsJA81 .M24 1975
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Paginationxi, 323 p. ;
Number of Pages323
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Open LibraryOL5061427M
ISBN 100837178800
LC Control Number74025996

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