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Published by [University of Würzburg] in [Würzburg] .
Written in English


  • Election law.,
  • Elections.,
  • Democracy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Paper presented at the University of Würzburg, Federal Republic of Germany, July 1, 1987.

StatementJoseph F. Zimmerman.
The Physical Object
Pagination44 leaves ;
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19572159M

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