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The Company of Critics Social Criticism and Political Commitment in the Twentieth Century by Michael Walzer

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Published by Basic Books .
Written in English


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Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL7593189M
ISBN 100465013309
ISBN 109780465013302

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