General constitutional revision in the states a selected list of references covering the period 1937-1947 by Ione E. Dority

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Published by Bureau of Government, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor .

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  • Constitutional history -- United States -- Bibliography.

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Statementcompiled by Ione E. Dority.
GenreBibliography.
ContributionsUniversity of Michigan. Bureau of Government.
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LC ClassificationsZ1249.C75 M5
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Pagination[10] p. ;
Number of Pages10
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Open LibraryOL6139995M
LC Control Number53019209
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