American politics and everyday life

  • 204 Pages
  • 2.11 MB
  • English
Wiley , New York
Consumption (Economics) -- United States., Quality of life -- United States., Social values., United States -- Politics and govern


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StatementRobert D. Holsworth, J. Harry Wray.
ContributionsWray, J. Harry.
LC ClassificationsJK274 .H653
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 204 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3782842M
ISBN 100471086452
LC Control Number81023171

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