The decline of American political parties, 1952-1988

by Martin P. Wattenberg

Publisher: Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass

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StatementMartin P. Wattenberg ; [foreword by Walter Dean Burnham].
ContributionsWattenberg, Martin P., 1956-
LC ClassificationsJK2261 .W37 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 203 p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2202714M
ISBN 100674194322
LC Control Number89024465

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