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American democracy: People, politics, and policies

Gordon Grant Henderson

American democracy: People, politics, and policies

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by Gordon Grant Henderson

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Winthrop Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 1945-1989,
  • Political participation,
  • Politics and government,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9900094M
    ISBN 100876260121
    ISBN 109780876260128
    OCLC/WorldCa31821964


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