Citizens" organizations and civic training of youth. --. by Bessie Louise Pierce

Cover of: Citizens

Published by Scribner in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Associations, institutions, etc. -- United States.,
  • Citizenship -- Study and teaching,
  • Societies.

Edition Notes

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SeriesReport of the Commission on the Social Studies -- pt.3.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 428 p.
Number of Pages428
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18529147M

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