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background to the political philosophy of Conrad and Lawrence.

James Gordon Speirs

background to the political philosophy of Conrad and Lawrence.

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Published in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conrad, Joseph, -- 1857-1924 -- Political and social views,
  • Lawrence, D. H. -- 1885-1930 -- Political and social views

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    ContributionsToronto, Ont. University.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 321 leaves.
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20168683M

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