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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Greece,
  • Rome


  • Political science -- History.,
  • Greece -- Politics and government.,
  • Rome -- Politics and government.

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Edition Notes

SeriesSelect bibliographies reprint series
LC ClassificationsJA82 .W5 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 294 p.
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4438472M
ISBN 100836950828
LC Control Number79095083

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