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Published by UXL in Detroit .
Written in English


  • Social problems -- United States -- History -- Sources.,
  • Social movements -- United States -- History -- Sources.,
  • Social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources.,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Sources.,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Sources.,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century -- Sources.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRoger Matuz ; Kathleen J. Edgar, project editor.
SeriesAmerican social reform movements reference library
ContributionsMatuz, Roger., Edgar, Kathleen J.
LC ClassificationsHN64 .A64 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxlii, 302 p. :
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17968193M
ISBN 101414402198, 1414402147
ISBN 109781414402192, 9781414402147
LC Control Number2006019207

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