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The Great Society revisited

The Great Society revisited

success, failure, or remorse?

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Published by Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969,
    • United States -- Economic policy -- 1961-1971,
    • United States -- Economic policy -- 1981-,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1993-2001,
    • United States -- Social policy -- 1945-1970,
    • United States -- Social policy -- 1980-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Mel G. Grinspan.
      SeriesThe M.L. Seidman memorial town hall lecture series ;, 27
      ContributionsGrinspan, Mel G.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE846 .G75 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 95 p. ;
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1395013M
      LC Control Number93002307

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