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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Arendt, Hannah.,
  • Political science -- Philosophy.,
  • Democracy.,
  • Feminist theory.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLisa Jane Disch.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC251.A74 D57 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 226 p. ;
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1092823M
ISBN 100801430135
LC Control Number94017179

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