7 edition of State and local government in America found in the catalog.
State and local government in America
Daniel R. Grant
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||Daniel R. Grant, H.C. Nixon.|
|Contributions||Nixon, H. C. 1886-|
|LC Classifications||JK2408 .G68 1982|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 502 p. :|
|Number of Pages||502|
|LC Control Number||81015061|
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