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The totalitarian temptation

Jean-François Revel

The totalitarian temptation

by Jean-François Revel

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Totalitarianism.,
  • Communism.,
  • Socialism.,
  • Liberalism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJean-François Revel ; translated by David Hapgood.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC481 .R4813 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination332 p. ;
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4714641M
    ISBN 100140048413
    LC Control Number78000837

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