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Understanding the founding

Alan Ray Gibson

Understanding the founding

the crucial questions

by Alan Ray Gibson

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAlan Gibson
SeriesAmerican political thought
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF4541 .G534 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24539289M
ISBN 109780700617517, 9780700617524
LC Control Number2010026291


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