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What"s the matter with America? the resistible rise of the American right by Thomas Frank

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English


  • Conservatism -- Kansas,
  • Kansas -- Politics and government -- 1951-

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Other titlesWhat"s the matter with Kansas? :
StatementThomas Frank.
LC ClassificationsF686.2 .F73 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 306 p.
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22627982M
ISBN 100436205394

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