The wisdom of conservatism.

by Peter Witonski

Publisher: Arlington House in New Rochelle, N.Y

Written in English
Published: Pages: 2396 Downloads: 566
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Subjects:

  • Conservatism -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Political science

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsJA81 .W56
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v. (2396 p.)
Number of Pages2396
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5759571M
ISBN 100870001183
LC Control Number71157758
OCLC/WorldCa149723

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