The encyclopedia of the Democratic Party

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Statementedited by George Thomas Kurian ; Jeffrey D. Schultz, associate editor.
ContributionsKurian, George Thomas., Schultz, Jeffrey D.
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LC ClassificationsJK2312 .E55 1997
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Pagination2 v. (xi, 918 p.) :
Number of Pages918
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Open LibraryOL775195M
ISBN 101563247291
LC Control Number97175744

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