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American democracy debated

Dunn, Charles W.

American democracy debated

an introduction to American government

by Dunn, Charles W.

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Published by Scott, Foresman in Glenview, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementCharles W. Dunn.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK274 .D93 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination577 p. :
      Number of Pages577
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4268567M
      ISBN 100673155471
      LC Control Number81014609
      OCLC/WorldCa7812480


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