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Published by Kent State University Press in Kent, Ohio .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Liberalism -- United States -- History.,
  • Liberalism -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [208]-213) and index.

StatementPatrick M. Garry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJA84.U5 G29 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. ;
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1551081M
ISBN 100873384512
LC Control Number91030840

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