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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 -- Psychology.,
  • Political corruption -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953.

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Edition Notes

StatementAndrew J. Dunar.
LC ClassificationsE814 .D86 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 213 p. ;
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2840358M
ISBN 100826204430
LC Control Number84002205

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