3 edition of Principles of politics from the viewpoint of the American citizen found in the catalog.
Principles of politics from the viewpoint of the American citizen
Jenks, Jeremiah Whipple
Bibliography: p. xvii-xviii.
|Statement||by Jeremiah W. Jenks.|
|Series||Columbia university lectures [George Blumenthal foundation, 1908]|
|LC Classifications||JF107 .J5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 187 p.|
|Number of Pages||187|
|LC Control Number||09010657|
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