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Sparta in modern thought politics, history and culture by Stephen Hodkinson

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Published by Classical Press of Wales, Distributor in the United States of America The David Brown Book Co. in Swansea, Oakville, CT .
Written in English


  • Civilization,
  • Modern Philosophy

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Stephen Hodkinson and Ian Macgregor Morris ; contributors, Paul Christesen ... [et al]
LC ClassificationsDF261.S8 S74 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 462 p. :
Number of Pages462
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25284534M
ISBN 10190512547X
ISBN 109781905125470
LC Control Number2012379753

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