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American Conservatism An Encyclopedia

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Published by Intercollegiate Studies Institute .
Written in English


  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Political Process - Political Parties,
  • History,
  • History: American,
  • United States - General,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Political Ideologies - Conservatism & Liberalism,
  • Reference / Encyclopedias,
  • 1945-1989,
  • 1989-,
  • Conservatism,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Politics and government,
  • United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsBruce Frohnen (Editor), Jeremy Beer (Editor), Jeffery O. Nelson (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages1000
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8807874M
ISBN 101932236449
ISBN 109781932236446

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