6 edition of Roman political thought and the modern theoretical imagination found in the catalog.
Roman political thought and the modern theoretical imagination
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-337) and index.
|Series||Oklahoma series in classical culture -- v. 34|
|LC Classifications||JC83 .H36 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 358 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||358|
|LC Control Number||2007049488|
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