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Wrestling with democracy

Dennis Pilon

Wrestling with democracy

voting systems as politics in the twentieth-century West

by Dennis Pilon

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Democracy,
  • Voting,
  • Political parties,
  • Elections,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages [347]-372) and indexes.

    StatementDennis Pilon
    SeriesStudies in comparative political economy and public policy -- 39, Studies in comparative political economy and public policy -- 39.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC421 .P55 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 392 pages
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26920768M
    ISBN 101442645415, 1442613505
    ISBN 109781442645417, 9781442613508
    LC Control Number2012285833
    OCLC/WorldCa823506352

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