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Acton"s political philosophy

George EugГЁne Fasnacht

Acton"s political philosophy

an analysis

by George EugГЁne Fasnacht

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Published by Hollis and Carter in London .
Written in English

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  • Acton, John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, -- Baron, -- 1834-1902.

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    Statementwith a foreword by Sir Harold Butler.
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    Open LibraryOL13746824M


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In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the death of the eminent British historian of the 19th century, these two volumes will bring Acton's early works, the analysis of his political philosophy, and something of the man himself to the attention of a public that should find much of contemporary value.

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