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Published by Humanities Research Center, University of Texas, distributed by University of Texas Press in [Austin .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Intellectuals -- Addresses, essays, lectures

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Gunnar Heckscher [and others] Edited with an introd. by H. Malcolm MacDonald, from papers delivered in April, 1965, the University of Texas, Austin, Texas.
ContributionsHeckscher, Gunnar, 1909-, University of Texas. Dept. of Government.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJA74 .M215
The Physical Object
Pagination122 p.
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5996792M
LC Control Number66029160

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