Opinion leaders in American communities.
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Published by World Peace Foundation in Boston .
Written in English


  • Public opinion -- United States,
  • International relations,
  • World politics

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Edition Notes

StatementForeword by Max F. Millikan
SeriesWorld Peace Foundation Studies in citizen participation in international relations -- 6
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 66, [1] p.
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16759185M
LC Control Number60003675

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