The Columbia Dictionary of Political Biography

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  • Political structure & processes,
  • General,
  • Political,
  • Public Administration,
  • Reference,
  • Biography,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Heads of state,
  • Statesmen,
  • Biography/Autobiography
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Number of Pages335
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ISBN 100231075863
ISBN 109780231075862

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