Encyclopedia of the American legislative system: studies of the principal structures, processes, and policies of Congress and the state legislatures since the colonial era

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C. Scribner's Sons, Feb 1, 1994 - Law - 1738 pages
Includes 91 essays which examine the history, personnel, structure, elections, and policies of our legislative system

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Contents

LEGISLATIVE STRUCTURE AND ITS EFFECTS
565
LEGISLATIVE NORMS
585
EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP AND PARTY
603
Copyright

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Joel H. Silbey is President While Professor of History, Emeritus, at Cornell University and author or editor of more than twenty books, most recently Storm over Texas: The Annexation Controversy and the Road to Civil War.

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