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A history of political thought from Herodotus to the present.

Author: Alan Ryan
Publisher: London, England : Allen Lane, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Three decades in the making, 'On Politics' thrillingly traces the origins of political philosophy.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Ryan
ISBN: 9780713993646 0713993642
OCLC Number: 879334879
Notes: Illustrations on lining papers.
Description: xxv, 1114 pages ; 24 cm

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