The end of history an essay on modern Hegelianism by Cooper, Barry

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .

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  • Køjève, Alexandre, 1902-1968.,
  • Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich, 1770-1831.,
  • Civilization, Modern.

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StatementBarry Cooper.
LC ClassificationsB2929.K63 C66 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 391 p. ;
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2927491M
ISBN 100802056253
LC Control Number84162403

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