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Government in a planned democracy

Arthur Norman Holcombe

Government in a planned democracy

by Arthur Norman Holcombe

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Published by W. W. Norton & company, inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Representative government and representation,
    • Industrial policy -- United States,
    • Democracy,
    • United States -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] A. N. Holcombe ...
      SeriesSocial action series, ed. by A. Johnson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJF1059.U6 H6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix p., 1 l., 13-173 p.
      Number of Pages173
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6328099M
      LC Control Number35027072
      OCLC/WorldCa385460

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