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The encyclopedia of the United States Congress

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Congress -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Donald C. Bacon, Roger H. Davidson, Morton Keller.
    ContributionsBacon, Donald C., Davidson, Roger H., Keller, Morton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1067 .E63 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 v. (lviii, 2359 p.) :
    Number of Pages2359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1096594M
    ISBN 100132763613, 013306655X, 0133066630, 0133066711, 0133071189
    LC Control Number94021203

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