2 edition of Australian political facts found in the catalog.
Australian political facts
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Ian McAllister ... [et al.].|
|LC Classifications||JQ4002 .A83 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 234 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||234|
|LC Control Number||90155860|
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