Legislatures in comparative perspective

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Published by D. McKay Co. in New York .

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Statementedited by Allan Kornberg. Contributors: Allan Kornberg [and others]
SeriesComparative studies of political life
ContributionsKornberg, Allan, ed.
LC ClassificationsJF501 .L43
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 457 p.
Number of Pages457
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Open LibraryOL5295681M
LC Control Number72075456

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