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About Henry F. Carey

Henry F. Carey is associate professor of political science at Georgia State University.

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Author : Henry F. Carey
Publisher : Lexington Books
Data Published : 17 October 2014
ISBN : 0739166883
EAN : 9780739166888
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 458 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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