The American way.

by Dexter Perkins

Publisher: Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y

Written in English
Published: Pages: 141 Downloads: 300
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  • United States,
  • United States.
  • Subjects:

    • Conservatism -- United States,
    • Liberalism,
    • Socialism,
    • United States -- History -- Philosophy
    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE175.9 .P4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination141 p.
      Number of Pages141
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6218997M
      LC Control Number57002968

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