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American values in transition

a reader.

by Robert C. Bannister

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Civilization

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 368.

      StatementEdited by Robert C. Bannister.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.1 .B222
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 368 p.
      Number of Pages368
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4585159M
      ISBN 100155025961
      LC Control Number77184930
      OCLC/WorldCa303982


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