new democracy and the constitution.

by William Sharp McKechnie

Publisher: Kennikat Press in Washington, N.Y

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Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1912 ed.

LC ClassificationsJN234 1912 .M22
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 211 p.
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5756616M
ISBN 10080461234X
LC Control Number71118485

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