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The paradoxes of democracy by Kermit Eby

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Published by Association Press in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Democracy.,
  • United States -- Social policy.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Kermit Eby and June Greenlief.
SeriesA Haddam House book
ContributionsGreenlief, June, 1928- joint author.
LC ClassificationsJC423 .E2
The Physical Object
Pagination219 p.
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6198060M
LC Control Number56006452

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