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Published by D.C. Heath in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English



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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-306).

Statementedited and with an introduction by Lawrence B. Goodheart, Richard D. Brown, Stephen G. Rabe.
SeriesProblems in American civilization
ContributionsGoodheart, Lawrence B., 1944-, Brown, Richard D., Rabe, Stephen G.
LC ClassificationsE441 .S633 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 306 p. :
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1576921M
ISBN 100669244465
LC Control Number91077241

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