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Traditions and Present Problems of Czech Political Culture (Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Change Series IV., Vol 5a)

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Published by Paideia Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Czech Republic,
  • Sociology,
  • Post-communism,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • 1989-1992,
  • Czechoslovakia,
  • Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMiloslav Bednar (Editor), Michael Vejrazka (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8664341M
    ISBN 101565180577
    ISBN 109781565180574

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