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A defense of representative government

Donoso CortГ©s, Juan marquГ©s de Valdegamas

A defense of representative government

lectures on political right

by Donoso CortГ©s, Juan marquГ©s de Valdegamas

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Published by Captus Press in North York, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liberalism,
  • Authority,
  • Liberty

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Juan Donoso Cortés ; translation, introduction, and notes by Vincent McNamara.
    ContributionsMcNamara, Vincent, 1923-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKKT2110 .D6613 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 143 p. ;
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18638314M
    ISBN 100921801491
    OCLC/WorldCa23972899

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