Ethnic voting in primary elections
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Ethnic voting in primary elections the Irish and Italians of Providence, Rhode Island by Richard A. Gabriel

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Published by Bureau of Government Research, University of Rhode Island in Kingston .
Written in English



  • Rhode Island,
  • Providence.


  • Voting -- Rhode Island -- Providence.,
  • Irish Americans -- Rhode Island -- Providence.,
  • Italian Americans -- Rhode Island -- Providence.

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Statementby Richard A. Gabriel.
SeriesUniversity of Rhode Island. Bureau of Government Research. Research series, no. 12
LC ClassificationsJK3293 1969 .G3
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p.
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4380071M
LC Control Number78628003

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