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Published by Teachers College, Columbia University in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Democracy,
  • Democracy -- Public opinion,
  • Public opinion -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statementby John R. Beery.
SeriesColumbia University. Teachers College. Contributions to education ;, no. 888, Contributions to education ;, no. 888.
LC ClassificationsJC423 .B32 1943a
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 110 p. ;
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6466877M
LC Control Number44006488

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