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Local Governance Around the World (Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science)

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Published by Sage Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government,
  • Local government,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11214168M
    ISBN 100803971214
    ISBN 109780803971219

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