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Democracy versus history

Alain Touraine

Democracy versus history

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Published by Institut für Höhere Studien/Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy.,
  • Culture.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlain Touraine ; with a commentary by J. Samuel Valenzuela.
    SeriesInstitut für Höhere Studien -- 34, May 1996, Institute for Advanced Studies -- no.34, May 1996
    ContributionsInstitut für Höhere Studien und Wissenschaftliche Forschung.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23p. ;
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17245477M

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