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[1]Author Initial.  Author Surname, Title. City: Publisher, Year Published, p. Pages Used.


[1]C.  Schmitt, The Legal Basis of the Total State. 2014, p. 75.

In-text citation

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strong state which guarantees a totality of political unity transcending all diversity 
disastrous pluralism tearing the German people apart [1]

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