Presidential policymaking an end-of-century assessment

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Published by M.E. Sharpe in Armonk, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • United States.

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  • Presidents -- United States,
  • Political planning -- United States

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Steven A. Shull ; with a foreword by Norman C. Thomas.
ContributionsShull, Steven A.
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LC ClassificationsJK501 .P74 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 310 p. :
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL349009M
ISBN 100765602598, 0765602601
LC Control Number98008233

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