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Marxism and beyond

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Published by Rowman and Littlefield in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English


  • Marx, Karl, 1818-1883,
  • Communism

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSidney Hook.
LC ClassificationsHX73 .H66 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 225 p. ;
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3500313M
ISBN 100847671593
LC Control Number82020542

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