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Voting in American elections

Walter Dean Burnham

Voting in American elections

the shaping of the American political universe since 1788

by Walter Dean Burnham

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Published by Academica Press in Bethesda, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voting -- United States -- History,
  • Elections -- United States -- History,
  • United States -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementWalter Dean Burnham with Thomas Ferguson and Louis Ferleger.
    ContributionsFerguson, Thomas, 1949-, Ferleger, Lou.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1965 .B86 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24062202M
    ISBN 101933146494
    ISBN 109781933146492
    LC Control Number2009031164
    OCLC/WorldCa298777740


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