Conservatism in Crisis?

Anglo-American Conservative Ideology after the Cold War by Bruce Pilbeam

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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  • Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • 1989-,
  • Conservatism,
  • Great Britain,
  • Philosophy,
  • Politics and government,
  • United States
  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages256
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    Open LibraryOL9665086M
    ISBN 100333997654
    ISBN 109780333997659

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