Testing democracy

electoral behavior and progressive reform in New Jersey, 1880-1920
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University of North Carolina Press , Chapel Hill
Political campaigns -- New Jersey -- History., Voting -- New Jersey -- History., Political parties -- New Jersey -- History., New Jersey -- Politics and government -- 1865-

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Statementby John F. Reynolds.
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LC ClassificationsJK3595 .R49 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 245 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2401717M
ISBN 100807817899
LC Control Number87031947

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