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A tale of twoutopias

Paul Berman

A tale of twoutopias

the political journey of the generation of 1968

by Paul Berman

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Published by W.W. Norton & Co in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social history -- 1960-1970.,
  • Social history -- 1970-,
  • Liberalism.,
  • Radicalism.,
  • Gay liberation movement.,
  • History -- Philosophy.,
  • Czechoslovakia -- Politics and government -- 1968-1989.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-343) and index.

    StatementPaul Berman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN17.5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination351p. ;
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22279690M
    ISBN 100393039277

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