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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Illinois

Subjects:

  • Illinois -- Politics and government

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsJK5736 .R3
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5800928M
LC Control Number60014316
OCLC/WorldCa420641

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