Reformers and war American progressive publicists and the First World War by Thompson, John A.

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .

Written in English

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  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Public opinion.,
  • Press -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Reformers -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Public opinion -- United States.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1953.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementJohn A. Thompson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD632 .T46 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 300 p. ;
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2732174M
ISBN 10052125289X
LC Control Number86026329

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