Citizens" guide to the Texas Constitution
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Citizens" guide to the Texas Constitution

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Published in [Austin .
Written in English



  • Texas.


  • Constitutional law -- Texas.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] George D. Braden.
ContributionsTexas Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations., University of Houston. Institute for Urban Studies.
LC ClassificationsKFT1602.Z9 B7
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 95 p.
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5395000M
LC Control Number72612627

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