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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Governors -- United States.,
  • State governments -- United States.,
  • Federal government -- United States.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMarshall Kaplan and Sue O"Brien.
ContributionsO"Brien, Sue, 1939-
LC ClassificationsJK2447 .K37 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 136 p. ;
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1535518M
ISBN 100813383714
LC Control Number91013488

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