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Marxist theory of the state

Ernest Mandel

Marxist theory of the state

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Published by Merit in New York .
Written in English


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Translated from the French by Ruth Porter.

StatementErnest Mandel.
The Physical Object
Pagination31p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19683835M


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