America"s secular challenge the rise of a new national religion by Herbert Ira London

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Published by Encounter Books in New York .

Written in English

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Includes index.

Book details

Statementby Herbert London.
SeriesBrief encounters
LC ClassificationsBL2525 .L66 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16474401M
ISBN 101594032270
ISBN 109781594032271
LC Control Number2008001922

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