Government Bibliography


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 JA  Political Science - General
 JK  Constitutional History - United States
 KF  Law - United States

The following selected sources can be found in the library.



 The Constitution and Its Amendments, 4 vols.  REF KF 4557 .C66 1999
 Encyclopedia of the American Constitution,
 4 vols. 1suppl.
 REF KF 4548 .E53
 Encyclopedia of the American Legislative System,
 3 vols.
 REF JK 501 .E53 1994
 Encyclopedia of the Constitutional Amendments  REF KF 4557 .V555 1996
 Encyclopedia of the United States Congress, 4 vols.  REF JK 1067 .E63 1995
 Guide to the Congress V I & II  REF JK 1021 .C565 2000
 Harper Collins Dictionary of American Government
 and Politics
 REF JK 9 .S43 1992
 Statistical Abstract of the United States (yearly)  REF HA 2002 .U6 2002
 Texas Almanac (yearly)  Ask at the
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 The U.S. Constitution  REF KF 4548 .M33 2002
 The United States Government Manual  REF JK 421 .A3 2003
 World Almanac and Book of Facts (yearly)  REF AY 67 .N5 W7

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Last Updated April 22, 2010
Updated 4/23/2015 - Content Author lvandewa