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American party system and introduction to the study of political parties in the United States. by Charles Edward Merriam

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Parties, Political -- U.S.,
  • United States -- Politics and government

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationx, 439 p.
Number of Pages439
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15511440M

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