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Date of Award
Open Access Dissertation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
McCartney, L. Michael, "Democracy and the dangerous man : mafia justice versus citizen virtue." (1997). Doctoral Dissertations 1896 - February 2014. 1965.