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The evolution of American legislatures : colonies, territories, and states, 1619-2009 / Peverill Squire.

Author/Creator:
Squire, Peverill.
Publication:
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2012.
Series:
Legislative politics & policy making.
Legislative politics & policy making
Format/Description:
Book
440 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Legislative bodies -- United States -- History.
Legislative bodies -- United States -- States -- History.
United States. Congress -- History.
Contents:
Tracing how American legislatures changed over time
The colonial assemblies and the beginnings of American legislatures
The original state legislatures
The missing link: territorial legislatures
The odd evolutionary cases
The institutionalizing of state legislatures in the nineteenth century
The professionalizing of state legislatures since 1900
Where does legislative evolution go from here?.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Isaac Norris Library Fund.
Contributor:
Isaac Norris Library Fund.
ISBN:
0472118315
9780472118311 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780472028405 (e-book)
0472028405 (e-book)
OCLC:
768168522
Publisher Number:
99949492920
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