3 edition of Democracy without roots found in the catalog.
Democracy without roots
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||by Jan Sharma.|
|LC Classifications||JQ1825.N4 S42 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 332 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||332|
|LC Control Number||98906493|
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