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The presidency of James Madison

Robert A. Rutland

The presidency of James Madison

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Published by University press of Kansas in Kansas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Madison, James, -- 1751-1836.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Allen Rutland.
    SeriesAmerican presidency series
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22791376M
    ISBN 100700604650


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