Political culture and democracy in developing countries by Larry Jay Diamond

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Published by L. Rienner Publishers in Boulder .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Developing countries,
  • Developing countries.

Subjects:

  • Political culture -- Developing countries.,
  • Democracy -- Developing countries.,
  • Developing countries -- Politics and government.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Larry Diamond.
ContributionsDiamond, Larry Jay.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJF60 .D48 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 455 p. ;
Number of Pages455
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1738503M
ISBN 101555873030
LC Control Number92043738

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