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UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: THE ESSENTIALS is a streamlined and readable new text that offers a comprehensive introduction to American government in a brief, affordable edition designed for today's busy students. Based on the popular award-winning UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT, now in its 11th edition, the text combines the same proven learning tools and up-to-date material with an engaging new approach likely to appeal to even the most reluctant readers--making it easy to master complex course material. In this lively, enjoyable text, exploration of important cutting-edge issues such as diversity and minority rights complements core coverage of the basic history, institutions, and processes of American government.
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