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The American democratic tradition

Arthur Alphonse Ekirch

The American democratic tradition

a history.

by Arthur Alphonse Ekirch

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 317-321.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK31 .E5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 338 p.
      Number of Pages338
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5886351M
      LC Control Number63018793
      OCLC/WorldCa498241

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