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American political institutions in the 1970s

American political institutions in the 1970s

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989 -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGovernment and opposition
    Statementedited by Max Beloff and Vivian Vale
    ContributionsBeloff, Max, 1913-, Vale, Vivian, University of Manchester. Government Dept
    The Physical Object
    Pagination194 p. ;
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14586908M
    ISBN 100333146581

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