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Current issues in American democracy

Gerson Antell

Current issues in American democracy

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Published by Amsco School Publications in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGerson Antell, Walter Harris.
    ContributionsHarris, Walter A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH87 .A57 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 342 p. :
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3058435M
    ISBN 100877206058
    LC Control Number82153738


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