Indian perceptions of the first election for the House of Delegates findings of a sample survey undertaken in June 1985 by N. J. Rhoodie

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 33).

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StatementNic J. Rhoodie, Chris de Kock, Mick Couper.
SeriesReport ;, S-162, Report (Human Sciences Research Council) ;, no. S-162.
ContributionsDe Kock, Chris Paul., Couper, Mick.
LC ClassificationsJQ1992 .R46 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
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Open LibraryOL2100551M
ISBN 100796904774
LC Control Number88148762

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