A century turns

new hopes, new fears by William J. Bennett

Publisher: Thomas Nelson in Nashville, TN

Written in English
Published: Pages: 319 Downloads: 881
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Subjects:

  • Political culture -- United States -- History,
  • Social change -- United States -- History,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-310) and index.

StatementWilliam J. Bennett.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE881 .B46 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 319 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24062858M
ISBN 109781595551696
LC Control Number2009042916
OCLC/WorldCa422764443

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