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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1889-1893

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementHomer E. Socolofsky and Allan B. Spetter.
SeriesAmerican presidency series
ContributionsSpetter, Allan B., 1939-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE701 .S62 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 261 p. ;
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2737978M
ISBN 100700603204
LC Control Number86032592

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