7 edition of Political power and American democracy found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||JK271 .M35 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 237 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||237|
|LC Control Number||88027563|
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