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A tolerable anarchy

Jedediah Purdy

A tolerable anarchy

rebels, reactionaries, and the making of American freedom

by Jedediah Purdy

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby Jedediah Purdy.
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LC ClassificationsJC599.U5 P87 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23122095M
ISBN 101400044472
ISBN 109781400044474
LC Control Number2008049552


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