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Edmund Burke by Conor Cruise O"Brien

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Published by VINTAGE (RAND) .
Written in English


  • General,
  • Biography: political,
  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Fiction - General

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9272489M
ISBN 100099433443
ISBN 109780099433446

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