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America, land of democracy

Sisters of Mercy. Brooklyn.

America, land of democracy

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Published by Bruce Pub. Co. in Milwaukee .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History.,
    • United States -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Sisters of Mercy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE178.1 .S585
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 691 p. :
      Number of Pages691
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6450658M
      LC Control Number43005746
      OCLC/WorldCa3469472


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