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Conservatism, democracy, and change the Right Honorable Edmund Burke on the methodology of liberty. by Gary Lane

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Published in [Los Angeles? .
Written in English


  • Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797.,
  • Liberty.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsJS451.C29 L88
The Physical Object
Pagination29 l.
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5341279M
LC Control Number72195138

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