Constructive democracy
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Published by G. Allen & Unwin ltd. in London .
Written in English


  • Democracy.

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Statement[by] Sir Ernest Simon [and others]
ContributionsSimon, Ernest Darwin, Sir, 1879-, Association for Education in Citizenship.
LC ClassificationsJC423 .C7
The Physical Object
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6369236M
LC Control Number38011315

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