8 edition of In search of democracy found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 509-511) and index.
|Statement||edited by Sondra Kathryn Wilson.|
|Contributions||Wilson, Sondra K.|
|LC Classifications||E185.61 .I513 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 524 p. cm. :|
|Number of Pages||524|
|LC Control Number||98019625|
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