Praxis and democratic socialism the critical social theory of Marković and Stojanović by David A. Crocker

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Published by Humanities Press in Atlantic Highlands, N.J .

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  • Marković, Mihailo -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Stojanović, Svetozar -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

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Statementby David A. Crocker.
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LC ClassificationsB4845.M3754
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ISBN 100391026100

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