Democracy & the Individual
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Democracy & the Individual

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Published by Books for Libraries .
Written in English


  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Democracy,
  • Representative government and representation

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Number of Pages109
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Open LibraryOL8204913M
ISBN 100836929330
ISBN 109780836929331

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