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Representative government in Greek and Roman history

J. A. O. Larsen

Representative government in Greek and Roman history

by J. A. O. Larsen

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rome -- Politics and government.,
  • Greece -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. A. O. Larsen.
    SeriesSather classical lectures -- v. 28
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC"73"L3"1966
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi,l 247 p.
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19661341M

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