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Community life in a democracy

Florence C. Bingham

Community life in a democracy

by Florence C. Bingham

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Published by National Congress of Parents and Teachers in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Community life.,
    • Social service.,
    • United States -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Florence C. Bingham ...
      ContributionsNational Congress of Parents and Teachers.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHM131 .B54
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 246 p.
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6440314M
      LC Control Number42023376
      OCLC/WorldCa230393

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