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Violence: an element of American life

Karl K. Taylor

Violence: an element of American life

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Published by Holbrook Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Violence -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- Addresses, essays, lectures

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Karl K. Taylor [and] Fred W. Soady, Jr.
      ContributionsSoady, Fred W., joint comp.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN90.V5 T38
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 350 p.
      Number of Pages350
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5108992M
      LC Control Number74181468

      Made in America: A Social History of American Culture and Character ©, pages Cloth $ ISBN: Also available as an e-book. For information on purchasing the book—from bookstores or here online—please go to the webpage for Made in America.


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