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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International relations,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • Democracy,
  • Excellence

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJoseph Romance (Editor), Neal Riemer (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9316345M
    ISBN 100275976424
    ISBN 109780275976422


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