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Men of good hope

a story of American progressives.

by Aaron, Daniel

  • 235 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Biography

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE176 .A2
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 329 p.
      Number of Pages329
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6087076M
      LC Control Number51001402

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