The American Constitutional experiment

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E. Mellen Press , Lewiston, N.Y., USA
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Statementedited by David M. Speak and Creighton Peden.
SeriesSocial philosophy today ;, no. 5, Studies in social and political theory ;, v. 12
ContributionsSpeak, David M., 1950-, Peden, Creighton, 1935-, North American Society for Social Philosophy., University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dept. of Philosophy., International Conference on Social Philosophy (3rd : 1987 : Charlotte, N.C.)
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LC ClassificationsKF4550.A2 A465 1991
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Pagination461 p. :
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Open LibraryOL1537872M
ISBN 100773497951
LC Control Number91016217

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