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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Pub. in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Thomas, -- Aquinas, Saint, -- 1225?-1274.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-202) and index.

StatementShadia. B. Drury.
SeriesModernity and political thought, Modernity and political thought (Unnumbered)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB765.T54 D68 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 209 p. ;
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21557867M
ISBN 100742522571, 074252258X
ISBN 109780742522572, 9780742522589
LC Control Number2007047911

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