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Democracy and empire with studies of their psychological, economic, and moral foundations by Franklin Henry Giddings

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Published by The Macmillan company, Macmillan & co., ltd. in New York, London .
Written in English


  • Democracy.,
  • Imperialism.,
  • Social sciences.,
  • Political science.

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Statementby Franklin Henry Giddings ...
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 363 p.
Number of Pages363
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14194459M

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