Political ideas in the modern world
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Political ideas in the modern world by Derek Heater

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Published by Harrap in London .
Written in English

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Statementby D.B. Heater.
The Physical Object
Pagination218p. ;
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19593497M

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