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Australian democracy in theory and practice by Graham Maddox

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Published by Longman Cheshire in Melbourne, Australia .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Australia,
  • Australia.

Subjects:

  • Federal government -- Australia.,
  • Representative government and representation -- Australia.,
  • Australia -- Politics and government.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGraham Maddox.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJQ4011 .M325 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 463 p. ;
Number of Pages463
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2653500M
ISBN 100582711274
LC Control Number85236322

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