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American democracy

Thomas E. Patterson

American democracy

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Published by McGraw Hill in Boston .
Written in English

  • United States -- Politics and government -- Textbooks.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementThomas E. Patterson.
    LC ClassificationsJK276 .P37 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16286063M
    ISBN 100073103497
    ISBN 109780073103495
    LC Control Number2006047176

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