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      The Library Catalog will provide you with a list of our holdings and the entire Illinois Heartland Library System collection. Some of the titles we own include:

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      American Politics - Richard M. Valelly
      Call Number: JK275.V36 2013
      ISBN: 9780195373851
      Publication Date: 2013-03-11

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      Do Not Ask What Good We Do - Robert Draper
      Call Number: JK1319.D73 2012
      ISBN: 9781451642087
      Publication Date: 2012-04-24

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      How American Governments Work - Roger L. Kemp (Editor)
      Call Number: JK1726.H69 2007
      ISBN: 9780786431526
      Publication Date: 2007-03-02

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      Illinois Politics - James D. Nowlan; Samuel K. Gove; Richard J. Winkel
      Call Number: JK5716.N68 2010
      ISBN: 9780252077029
      Publication Date: 2010-01-15

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      The American Senate - Neil MacNeil; Richard A. Baker
      Call Number: JK1161.M316 2013
      ISBN: 9780195367614
      Publication Date: 2013-06-28

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      The Politics Book - Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
      Call Number: JA71.P54185 2013
      ISBN: 1465402144
      Publication Date: 2013-02-18

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      The U. S. Senate - Tom Daschle; Charles Robbins
      Call Number: JK1161.D375 2013
      ISBN: 9781250011220
      Publication Date: 2013-01-22

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