Bush v. Gore exposing the hidden crisis in American democracy by Charles L. Zelden

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Other titlesBush versus Gore
StatementCharles L. Zelden
SeriesLandmark law cases & American society
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LC ClassificationsKF5074.2 .Z445 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24566822M
ISBN 109780700617494
LC Control Number2010018062
OCLC/WorldCa611965564

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