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The world and democracy

selected and arranged with introduction and notes

by Lyman P. Powell

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Published by Rand, McNally & company in Chicago, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • Democracy

  • Edition Notes

    Maps on lining-papers.

    Statementby Lyman P. Powell and Charles M. Curry.
    SeriesPatriotism through literature
    ContributionsCurry, Charles M., joint ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD509 .P6 1919
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 553 p.
    Number of Pages553
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6615623M
    LC Control Number19006071
    OCLC/WorldCa5532185

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