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The Roots of Democracy

American Thought and Culture, 1760-1800 (American Thought and Culture)

by Robert E. Shalhope

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • United States - 18th Century,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Political Science,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Political History,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • History & Theory - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7925258M
    ISBN 100742532658
    ISBN 109780742532656

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