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Introduction to American government and policy

John A. Straayer

Introduction to American government and policy

by John A. Straayer

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Published by C. E. Merrill Pub. Co. in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.,
    • United States -- Economic policy.,
    • United States -- Social policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJohn A. Straayer, Robert D. Wrinkle.
      SeriesMerrill political science series
      ContributionsWrinkle, Robert D., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK271 .S8884
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 522 p. ;
      Number of Pages522
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5061492M
      ISBN 100675087236
      LC Control Number74026171
      OCLC/WorldCa1364825

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