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Published by Congdon & Weed, Distributed by Contemporary Books in New York, Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Education -- United States.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-1993.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1981-1989.,
  • United States -- Economic policy -- 1981-1993.,
  • United States -- Social policy -- 1980-1993.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSteven Schlossstein.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE881 .S35 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 537 p. ;
Number of Pages537
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2214961M
LC Control Number89038064

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