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Dangers of our republic.

John Harrison Stinson

Dangers of our republic.

A bird"s-eye view for the consideration of men of all parties

by John Harrison Stinson

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Published by M.D. Carr & Co., Printers in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Politics and government.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1869.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John H. Stinson ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE666 .S86
      The Physical Object
      Pagination33 p.
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6537884M
      LC Control Number11032070
      OCLC/WorldCa17822914

      As stated in Book 2, Section , " Let us first inquire into the nature of justice and injustice in the city and only after that in the individual." This statement paved the way for further observations on issues of morality, the common good, structure of our soul and more. Book 2 begins with discussing the nature of justice and its.


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