2 edition of Political philosophies of eminent Americans. found in the catalog.
Political philosophies of eminent Americans.
Ram Chandra Gupta
|LC Classifications||JA84.U5 G8|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 174 p.|
|Number of Pages||174|
|LC Control Number||sa 65004597|
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