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Careers and the study of political science

Careers and the study of political science

a guide for undergraduates

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Published by American Political Science Association in Washington .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Political science -- Vocational guidance -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMary H. Curzan, editor.
      ContributionsCurzan, Mary H., American Political Science Association. Departmental Services Program, American Political Science Association. Division of Educational Affairs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJA88.U6 C27 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p. ;
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4596833M
      LC Control Number77359431

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