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Published by Hoover Institution Press in Stanford, California .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social conditions,
  • Libertarianism,
  • Individualism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Herbert Hoover with an introduction by George H. Nash
SeriesHoover Institution Press Publication -- no. 675, Hoover Institution Press publication -- no. 675.
ContributionsNash, George H., 1945- author of introduction
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxv, 60 pages
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27225438M
ISBN 100817920153
ISBN 109780817920159
OCLC/WorldCa968157025

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