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The forgotten presidents

their untold constitutional legacy

by Michael J. Gerhardt

  • 6 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional history,
  • Politics and government,
  • Executive power,
  • Presidents,
  • Legal status, laws,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-300) and index.

    StatementMichael J. Gerhardt
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF5051 .G47 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 313 p. :
    Number of Pages313
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26384385M
    ISBN 100199967792
    ISBN 109780199967797
    LC Control Number2012032612
    OCLC/WorldCa805892436

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