The philosophy of political philosophy

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Hull University Press , [Hull]
Political sci
StatementBhikhu Parekh.
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LC ClassificationsJA71 P37 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL16433306M
ISBN 100859584569
OCLC/WorldCa14271965

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