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Party organizations in American politics

Party organizations in American politics

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political parties -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCornelius P. Cotter ... [et al.].
    SeriesAmerican political parties and elections
    ContributionsCotter, Cornelius P.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 203 p. :
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15183486M
    ISBN 100030718317
    LC Control Number84008286


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Pittsburgh, Pa.: University of Pittsburgh Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Cornelius P Cotter; James L Gibson; John F Bibby; Robert Jack Huckshorn.

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