American reformers an H.W. Wilson biographical dictionary

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Published by H.W. Wilson Co. in New York .

Written in English

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  • United States

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  • Reformers -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
  • Social reformers -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
  • United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Book details

Statementeditor, Alden Whitman.
ContributionsWhitman, Alden.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT215 .A67 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 930 p. :
Number of Pages930
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3020488M
ISBN 10082420705X
LC Control Number85000636

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