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Published in Philadelphia .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Family,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Influence,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945

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Statementedited by Ray H. Abrams ...
SeriesAnnals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science,, v. 229, September, 1943
ContributionsAbrams, Ray Hamilton, 1896- ed.
LC ClassificationsH1 .A4 vol. 229
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 245 p.
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6462756M
LC Control Number43051307

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