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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780205936434ISBN-10 0205936431
Print: 
ISBN-10 0205865801ISBN-13 9780205865802
Author(s): Karen O’Connor; Larry J. Sabato; Alixandra B. Yanus
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 672
Description

Understand American government today by exploring its evolution over time

This text is guided by the belief that students must first understand the origins of American government to fully understand the issues facing the United States today.  It offers the strongest coverage of both history and current events of any college textbook devoted to American politics.

American Government: Roots and Reform provides the historical context students need to understand our government and the most crucial and controversial issues affecting the nation in the 21st century.  The end result: students that are more informed citizens that will make thoughtful political choices in the future.

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