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Women as candidates in American politics

by Susan J. Carroll

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Women in politics -- United States,
    • Elections -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSusan J. Carroll.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1391.U5 C37 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 236 p. ;
      Number of Pages236
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2867487M
      ISBN 100253366151
      LC Control Number84042836

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