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Understanding American politics and government

Coleman, John J.

Understanding American politics and government

by Coleman, John J.

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Published by Longman in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Coleman, Ken Goldstein, William Howell
    ContributionsGoldstein, Kenneth M., 1965-, Howell, William G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK275 .C65 2011d
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 720 p. :
    Number of Pages720
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25001796M
    ISBN 100205829341
    ISBN 109780205829347
    LC Control Number2010047744
    OCLC/WorldCa681739361

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