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John Randolph of Roanoke

a study in American politics, with selected speeches and letters

by Russell Kirk

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Published by Liberty Fund in Indianapolis, IN .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Randolph, John, 1773-1833.,
    • Legislators -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [571]-580) and index.

      StatementRussell Kirk.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE302.6.R2 K5 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination588 p. :
      Number of Pages588
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL999877M
      ISBN 100865971498, 0865971501
      LC Control Number96038743


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