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The Liberal Political Tradition

James Meadowcroft

The Liberal Political Tradition

Contemporary Reappraisals

by James Meadowcroft

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Edward Elgar Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies,
  • Liberalism,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8620635M
    ISBN 101858980836
    ISBN 109781858980836


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