Up from liberalism by William F. Buckley

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Published by Hillman Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Liberalism -- United States,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century

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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Statement[by] William F. Buckley, Jr. Introd. by Barry Goldwater. Foreword by John Dos Passos
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p.:
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18003350M
LC Control Number59013759

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