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What"s the matter with Kansas?

how conservatives won the heart of America

by Thomas Frank

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Published by Metropolitan Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kansas,
  • Kansas.
    • Subjects:
    • Conservatism -- Kansas.,
    • Kansas -- Politics and government -- 1951-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-294) and index.

      StatementThomas Frank.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF686.2 .F73 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination306 p. :
      Number of Pages306
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3303557M
      ISBN 100805073396
      LC Control Number2004044824

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