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Prohibition

Dunn, John M.

Prohibition

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Published by Lucent Books in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prohibition -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Temperance -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby John M. Dunn.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesAmerican history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5089 .D846 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24073734M
    ISBN 109781420501346
    LC Control Number2009032215
    OCLC/WorldCa317921932


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