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The U.S. Congress : very short introduction / Donald A. Ritchie.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kirtland Community College Library JK 1041 .R58 2016 30775305505878 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780190280147
  • ISBN: 019028014X
  • Physical Description: xvii, 146 pages ; 18 cm.
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-138) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The great compromise -- Campaigns and constituents -- In committee -- On the floor -- Checks and balances -- The Capitol complex.
Summary, etc.:
"In the second edition of The U.S. Congress, Donald A. Ritchie, a congressional historian for more than thirty years, takes readers on a fascinating, behind-the-scenes tour of Capitol Hill, pointing out the key players, explaining their behavior, and translating parliamentary language into plain English. No mere civics lesson, this eye-opening book provides an insider's perspective on Congress"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: United States. Congress.
Summary: "In the second edition of The U.S. Congress, Donald A. Ritchie, a congressional historian for more than thirty years, takes readers on a fascinating, behind-the-scenes tour of Capitol Hill, pointing out the key players, explaining their behavior, and translating parliamentary language into plain English. No mere civics lesson, this eye-opening book provides an insider's perspective on Congress"--

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