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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Patriotism -- United States,
  • United States -- Politics and government

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSteven Johnston.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJK1759 .J74 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17161833M
ISBN 109780822340898, 9780822341109
LC Control Number2007007936

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