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Democracy in Czechoslovakia

Brackett Lewis

Democracy in Czechoslovakia

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Published by American friends of Czechoslovakia in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Czechoslovakia.
    • Subjects:
    • Czechoslovakia.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Brackett Lewis.
      ContributionsAmerican Friends of Czechoslovakia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDB215 .L45 1941
      The Physical Object
      Pagination95 p. incl. tables.
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6432798M
      LC Control Number42006692
      OCLC/WorldCa5238881


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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lewis, Brackett, Democracy in Czechoslovakia. New York, American friends of Czechoslovakia, Democracy in Czechoslovakia. New York, Czechoslovak Information Service [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Brackett Lewis; Czechoslovak Information Service (New York, N.Y.).

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Democracy dies in many different ways, and to help us in defending our rights we need a more thoughtful book than this.

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