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Greek political theory

Ernest Barker

Greek political theory

Plato and his predecessors.

by Ernest Barker

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plato,
  • Political science -- History -- Greece

  • Edition Notes

    4th ed. first published in 1951.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC73 B23 1951
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 403 p.
    Number of Pages403
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14711657M


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