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Believing skeptics

American political intellectuals, 1945-1964

by Robert Booth Fowler

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Political science -- United States -- History,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert Booth Fowler.
      SeriesContributions in political science ;, no. 5,
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJA84.U5 F68
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 317 p. ;
      Number of Pages317
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4569452M
      ISBN 100313200262
      LC Control Number77087967

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