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Political power and American democracy

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Published by Brooks/Cole Pub. Co. in Pacific Grove, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Legitimacy of governments -- United States.,
    • Power (Social sciences),
    • Democracy.,
    • United States -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementClifton McCleskey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK271 .M35 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 237 p. ;
      Number of Pages237
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2050000M
      ISBN 10053411069X
      LC Control Number88027563
      OCLC/WorldCa18464563


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