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Peace movements in America. by Charles Chatfield

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Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Peace -- Societies, etc.,
  • Peace.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementEdited with an introd. by Charles Chatfield.
LC ClassificationsJX1961.U6 C53
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 191 p.
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17755251M

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