Tribes on the Hill

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ABC-CLIO, 1981 - History - 300 pages
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A revealing, witty, and altogether fascinating story of the tribal customs and rituals that help shape our nation's laws. The Washingtonian

Sharp, funny and ultimately disquieting. The Washington Book Review

 

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Contents

CLIMBING THE POWER PYRAMID
25
POLITICS IN WONDERLAND
85
THE CONGRESSIONAL MYSTIQUE RITUAL MYTH AND MAKEUP
161
CONCLUSION
255
Notes
271
Bibliography
281
Index
287
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