States and the Nation. by Leonard Dupee White

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Published by Louisiana State University Press, Johnson Reprint Corp. in Baton Rouge, New York .

Written in English

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SeriesThe Edward Douglass White lectures on citizenship, Reprints in government and political science, Edward Douglass White lectures on citizenship
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Pagination103 p.
Number of Pages103
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Open LibraryOL16521807M

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