Politics, law, and social change
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Politics, law, and social change selected essays. by Otto Kirchheimer

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
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  • Political science

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Bibliography: p. [479]-483.

StatementEdited by Frederic S. Burin and Kurt L. Shell.
LC ClassificationsJA38 .K5
The Physical Object
Paginationxlii, 483 p.
Number of Pages483
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5685117M
LC Control Number69016955

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