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". . . a uniform conception of all phenomena under an indisputable whole" (Kautsky, 1916, 22; cf. 32-3).
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nearly three decades earlier (HI, 1990, 152-4).
". . . that my activity is something else" (Marx, 1975b, 314).
At the end of the manuscript:REFERENCES
HI. 1990. Healy Dorothy, and Maurice Isserman. Dorothy Healy Remembers. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Multiple authors]
Kautsky, Karl. 1916 (1902). The Social Revolution. Chicago, Illinois: Charles H. Kerr and Co. [Cited and original publication dates]
Marx, Karl. 1975a. Difference Between the Democritean. . .
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Rubinstein, Annette T. 1985. "Fiction of the Thirties; Josephine Herbst." Science & Society, 49:1 (Spring), 91-100. [Style for journal article citation]
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