2 edition of Techniques of political analysis found in the catalog.
Techniques of political analysis
Lyman Tower Sargent
|Statement||[by] Lyman Tower Sargent [and] Thomas Zant.|
|Series||Wadsworth series in politics|
|Contributions||Zant, Thomas, 1939- joint author.|
|LC Classifications||JA73 .S26|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 103 p.|
|Number of Pages||103|
|LC Control Number||72121761|
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