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Voting rights on trial a handbook with cases, laws, and documents by Charles L. Zelden

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Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Suffrage -- United States.,
  • Voting -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-330) and index.

StatementCharles L. Zelden.
SeriesABC-CLIO"s on trial series, On trial.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF4891 .Z45 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 347 p. ;
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3939631M
ISBN 101576077942
LC Control Number2001006956
OCLC/WorldCa48391149

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