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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English



  • France


  • Elite (Social sciences) -- France -- History.,
  • France -- Politics and government.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jolyon Howorth, Philip G. Cerny.
ContributionsHoworth, Jolyon., Cerny, Philip G., 1946-, Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France (Great Britain)
LC ClassificationsHN440.E4 E43 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 253 p. ;
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4263337M
ISBN 100312242425
LC Control Number81009147

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