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Published by Published for the Institute of Governmental Studies by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Apportionment (Election law) -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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Bibliography: p. [291]-292.

StatementNelson W. Polsby, editor.
ContributionsPolsby, Nelson W., ed.
LC ClassificationsKF4905 .A75R37
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 296 p.
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5447533M
ISBN 100520018850
LC Control Number73142046

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