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The paradoxes of the American presidency

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presidents -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementThomas E. Cronin, Michael A. Genovese.
    ContributionsGenovese, Michael A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK516 .C73 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23397810M
    ISBN 109780195385281
    LC Control Number2009022507


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