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Published by F. E. Peacock Publishers in Itasca, Ill .
Written in English


  • Occupations -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Professions -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Ronald M. Pavalko.
LC ClassificationsHT675 .P28
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 388 p.
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4771578M
LC Control Number78183727

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