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Published: 10 June 2010

168 Pages | 8 black and white photographs


ISBN: 9780195338317

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The U.S. Congress: A Very Short Introduction

Donald Ritchie

Very Short Introductions

  • Written by one the leading authorities on the U.S. Congress
  • Approaches the subject in an informed and accessible manner, critical but not cynical
  • Uses both political science and history to examine the legislative behavior, parliamentary language, and evolution of practice in Congress
  • Provides a concise tour of a vital institution in the American political and legislative process