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An American conscience

Jacobs, David

An American conscience

Woodrow Wilson"s search for world peace.

by Jacobs, David

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.,
    • League of Nations -- United States.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 171-176.

      LC ClassificationsE766 .J2 1973
      The Physical Object
      Pagination176 p.
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5757932M
      ISBN 10006022794X, 0060227958
      LC Control Number71135770

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