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3.32 of 5 stars 3.32  ·  rating details  ·  28 ratings  ·  4 reviews
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Paperback, 544 pages
Published December 22nd 2004 by Prentice Hall (first published 1000)
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Steven Peterson
This is often referred to as the Burns and Peltason text. A classic introduction to American politics. Their perpsective is not one that I preferred, so I never used this as a textbook. Nonetheless, it was a legendary introduction (and was republished through many subsequrent editions over time).
Fredrick Danysh
A text for American government written for high school students. It is easy to read and understand with numerous sidebars.
Sandeep Bhalla
A good book for every student of law interested in USA Constitution and its working.
Anna Visocsky
Apr 10, 2009 Anna Visocsky rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone that needs a credit in History
I learned Alot its a school book though.
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An award-winning author of presidential and leadership studies, James MacGregor Burns is the Woodrow Wilson Professor of Government Emeritus at Williams College and Distinguished Leadership Scholar at the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership of the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park. He received his bachelor's degree from Williams College and his Ph.D. in po ...more
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