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Bread and circuses

the politician"s primer for beginning politicians, party bosses, military dictators, and other assorted suckwhatcrats

by Y. H. Servant

  • 155 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by LCC Press in Meridian, Idaho .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Politics and government -- Humor.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Y.H. (Your Humble) Servant.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN6231.P6 S47 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 86 p. ;
      Number of Pages86
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1184176M
      ISBN 100963984802
      LC Control Number94173142
      OCLC/WorldCa32134030

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