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The Power of the Presidency

Concepts and Controversy

by Robert Hirschfield

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Published by Aldine Transaction .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages502
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7409248M
ISBN 100202241602
ISBN 109780202241609

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