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The optimistic leftist

Ruy A. Teixeira

The optimistic leftist

why the 21st century will be better than you think

by Ruy A. Teixeira

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Political culture,
  • Liberalism,
  • Right and left (Political science)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-246) and index.

    Other titlesOpt mistic left st
    StatementRuy Teixeira
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC574.2.U6 T45 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 256 pages
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27229877M
    ISBN 101250089662
    ISBN 109781250089663
    LC Control Number2016052532
    OCLC/WorldCa947146050

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