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Published by The Institute in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • Europe

Subjects:

  • Referendum -- Congresses.,
  • Referendum -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • Referendum -- Europe -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementsponsored by the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research and the Hansard Society for Parliamentary Government ; edited by Austin Ranney.
SeriesAEI symposia ; 80G, AEI symposia ;, 80G.
ContributionsRanney, Austin., American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research., Hansard Society for Parliamentary Government.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJF491 .R39
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 191 p. ;
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4110696M
ISBN 100844721964, 0844721956
LC Control Number80025657

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