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Establishing democracies

Establishing democracies

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Mary Ellen Fischer.
    ContributionsFischer, Mary Ellen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC423 .E712 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 312 p. ;
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL980978M
    ISBN 100813325528, 0813325536
    LC Control Number96018538

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