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Congress and the American tradition.

James Burnham

Congress and the American tradition.

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Published by Henry Regnery in Chicago .
Written in English

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  • United States. -- Congress.

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    Pagination363p.,24cm
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21760774M

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