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How democratic is America? Responses to the New Left challenge.

Robert A. Goldwin

How democratic is America? Responses to the New Left challenge.

Edited by Robert A. Goldwin. An official statement of Students for a Democratic Society, and essays by Walter Berns [et al.]

by Robert A. Goldwin

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Published by Rand McNally in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy,
  • Radicalism -- United States,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesRand McNally public affairs series
    ContributionsPublic Affairs Conference Center
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE855 G65 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination136p.
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17472359M

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How democratic is America. Responses to the New Left challenge. An official statement of Students for a Democratic Society, and essays by Walter Berns [and others] by Robert A Goldwin (Book) 8 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

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