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The American Political Tradition and the Men Who Made It

The American Political Tradition and the Men Who Made It

1973 ·
·4.01·1,456 Ratings ·560 Pages
“ The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. ” ― Rabindranath Tagore
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    1996·
    ·4.17·752 Ratings
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    1960·
    ·3.91·1,635 Ratings
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