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Utopianism

by Kumar, Krishan.

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Utopias -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [123]-128) and index.

    StatementKrishan Kumar.
    SeriesConcepts in social thought
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHX806 .K863 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 136 p. ;
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1862310M
    ISBN 100816619743, 0816619751
    LC Control Number90019964

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