8 edition of The contemporary Congress found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||JK1021 .L66 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 196 p. :|
|Number of Pages||196|
|ISBN 10||0312123051, 0312103999|
|LC Control Number||94074767|
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