Visions of Politics

by Quentin Skinner

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Essays,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Science / History & Theory
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages482
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Open LibraryOL7747110M
ISBN 100521581060
ISBN 109780521581066

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