8 edition of The encyclopedia of the United States Congress found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Donald C. Bacon, Roger H. Davidson, Morton Keller.|
|Contributions||Bacon, Donald C., Davidson, Roger H., Keller, Morton.|
|LC Classifications||JK1067 .E63 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||4 v. (lviii, 2359 p.) :|
|Number of Pages||2359|
|ISBN 10||0132763613, 013306655X, 0133066630, 0133066711, 0133071189|
|LC Control Number||94021203|
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