Civil disobedience. A plea for Captain John Brown.
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Published by Regnery in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Brown, John, -- 1800-1859.,
  • Government, Resistance to.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesPlea for Captain John Brown
SeriesGreat Books Foundations series, Great Books Foundation series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM278 .T45
The Physical Object
Pagination57 p. ;
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18713178M

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