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Civil society before democracy

lessons from nineteenth-century Europe
  • 277 Pages
  • 1.12 MB
  • English

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers , Lanham, MD
Civil society -- Europe -- History -- 19th century, Democracy -- Europe -- History -- 19th century, Europe -- Politics and government -- 19th ce
Statement[edited by] Nancy Bermeo and Philip Nord
ContributionsBermeo, Nancy Gina, 1951-, Nord, Philip G., 1950-
LC ClassificationsJC337 .C553 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiii, 277 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16996084M
ISBN 100847695492, 0847695506
LC Control Number00038268

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