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6 edition of The modern Presidency. found in the catalog.

The modern Presidency.

by Nelson W. Polsby

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Presidents -- United States.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementEdited by Nelson W. Polsby.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK511 .P67
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 236 p.
      Number of Pages236
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5291485M
      ISBN 100394317467
      LC Control Number72011695
      OCLC/WorldCa514544

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