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Presidential Government

James MacGregor Burns

Presidential Government

the crucible of leadership

by James MacGregor Burns

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Published by Houghton Mifflin, Riverside Press in Boston, Cambridge .
Written in English

  • Presidents -- United States,
  • Executive power -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames MacGregor Burns.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 366 p. ;
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14202447M

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