From Luther to Hitler
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From Luther to Hitler the history of fascist-nazi political philosophy by McGovern, William Montgomery

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston, New York [etc.] .
Written in English


  • Totalitarianism,
  • Political science -- History,
  • Philosophy, Modern

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] William Montgomery McGovern ...
ContributionsSait, Edward McChesney, 1881-1943. ed.
LC ClassificationsJC481 .M13
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 683 p.
Number of Pages683
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6419500M
LC Control Number41013201

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