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What they saw in America Alexis de Tocqueville, Max Weber, G.K. Chesterton, and Sayyid Qutb by Nolan, James L. Jr

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Political and social views,
  • American National characteristics,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-290) and index.

StatementJames L. Nolan Jr
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE169.1 .N725 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 299 pages
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27213023M
ISBN 101107146615, 1316601595
ISBN 109781107146617, 9781316601594
LC Control Number2015051003
OCLC/WorldCa939909397

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