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Democracy for hire

Dennis W. Johnson

Democracy for hire

a history of American political consulting

by Dennis W. Johnson

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political culture,
  • Political campaigns,
  • Public relations and politics,
  • Political consultants,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 485-576) and index.

    StatementDennis W. Johnson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK2281 .J624 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 591 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages591
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27219635M
    ISBN 100190272694
    ISBN 109780190272692
    LC Control Number2016009381
    OCLC/WorldCa945231166

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