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The political style of conspiracy

Michael Pfau

The political style of conspiracy

Chase, Sumner, and Lincoln

by Michael Pfau

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Published by Michigan State University Press in East Lansing, MI .
Written in English


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StatementMichael William Pfau.
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LC ClassificationsE
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 248 p. ;
Number of Pages248
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Open LibraryOL22716965M
ISBN 100870137603


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