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Democracy, science, and the civic spirit

Stein Ringen

Democracy, science, and the civic spirit

an inaugural lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 27 October 1992

by Stein Ringen

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Published by Clarendon in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Stein Ringen.
The Physical Object
Pagination18p.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21177216M
ISBN 100199513597

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