4 edition of The elements of modern politics found in the catalog.
The elements of modern politics
Francis Graham Wilson
|Other titles||An introduction to political science.|
|Statement||by Francis Graham Wilson.|
|LC Classifications||JC251 .W56|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 716 p.|
|Number of Pages||716|
|LC Control Number||36010246|
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