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paranoid style in American politics.

Richard Hofstadter

paranoid style in American politics.

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Right and left (Political science),
  • Public opinion -- United States.,
  • United States -- Politics and government.,
  • United States -- Territorial expansion.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 314 p.
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17722179M


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