history of presidential elections, fromGeorge Washington to Richard M. Nixon

by Eugene H. Roseboom

Publisher: Macmillan in New York)

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Statement(by) Eugene H. Roseboom.
LC ClassificationsE183
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 639 p. ;
Number of Pages639
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Open LibraryOL18693354M

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