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Basic issues of American democracy, a book of readings

Bishop, Hillman M.

Basic issues of American democracy, a book of readings

by Bishop, Hillman M.

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Published by Appleton-Century-Crofts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy,
  • United States -- Politics and government,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected and edited by Hillman M. Bishop and Samuel Hendel.
    SeriesThe Century political science series
    ContributionsHendel, Samuel, 1909-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC423 B57 1956
    The Physical Object
    Pagination484 p.
    Number of Pages484
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14697462M

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