Third parties in presidential elections
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Third parties in presidential elections by Daniel A. Mazmanian

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Published by Brookings Institution in Washington .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Third parties (United States politics),
  • Presidents -- United States -- Election

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] Daniel A. Mazmanian.
SeriesStudies in presidential selection
LC ClassificationsJK2261 .M38
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 163 p.
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5041172M
ISBN 100815755228, 081575521X
LC Control Number74000281

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