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American democracy on trial by Duane M. Leach

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Published by McCutchan Pub. Corp. in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English



  • United States


  • United States -- History -- 1865-

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Duane M. Leach and Monroe Billington.
ContributionsBillington, Monroe Lee, joint comp.
LC ClassificationsE178.6 .L4
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 329 p.
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5616732M
LC Control Number68025119

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