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disenchantment of political development epistemes, cultures, and policies by Naṣr Muḥammad ʻĀrif

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English


  • Comparative government.,
  • Political development.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [131]-138).

StatementNasr M. Arif.
LC ClassificationsJF51 .A755 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 138 p. ;
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18657043M
ISBN 100761823522
LC Control Number2002075245

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