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The Irony of Democracy An Uncommon Introduction to American Politics by Thomas R. Dye

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Published by Harcourt .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Sociology - General,
  • U.S. Government,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • United States - General,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10105925M
ISBN 100155159143
ISBN 109780155159143

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