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America"s political dynasties

Stephen Hess

America"s political dynasties

from Adams to Clinton

by Stephen Hess

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Family relationships,
  • Politicians,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephen Hess
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE176 .H59 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 760 pages
    Number of Pages760
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27193479M
    ISBN 100815727089
    ISBN 109780815727088
    LC Control Number2015029121
    OCLC/WorldCa908374927


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