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Published by Carolina Academic Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Constitutional history -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-[335]) and index.

Statement[compiled by] Jefferson Powell.
ContributionsPowell, Jefferson, 1954-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF4541 .L335 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 334, [3] p. ;
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1898583M
ISBN 100890893799, 0890893802
LC Control Number90085342

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