The era of reform, 1830-1860
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The era of reform, 1830-1860 by Henry Steele Commager

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in New York .
Written in English


  • Reformers,
  • United States -- Social conditions

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SeriesAn Anvil original, no. 48
The Physical Object
Pagination188 p.
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17868594M

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