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Published by Roxburgh in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • United States -- Politics and government.,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1918-1932.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Samuel Albert Cooper.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN64 .C7
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6654979M
LC Control Number23009515
OCLC/WorldCa26736432

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