Encounters With the Sphinx
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Encounters With the Sphinx Journeys of a Radical in Changing Times (Haymarket) by Alexander Cockburn

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Published by Verso .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • Biography: political,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • USA,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • U.S. History - 1980s,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: World

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11662170M
ISBN 100860913090
ISBN 109780860913092
OCLC/WorldCa233030263

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