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Democracy

a history of ideas

by Boris DeWiel

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by UBC Press in Vancouver, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- History.,
  • Démocratie -- Histoire.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-197) and index.

    StatementBoris DeWiel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC421 .D48 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination202 p. ;
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3532889M
    ISBN 100774808012
    LC Control Number2001431396
    OCLC/WorldCa44265548

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