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people of this generation

Paul Lyons

people of this generation

the rise and fall of the New Left in Philadelphia

by Paul Lyons

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia, PA .
Written in English


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StatementPaul Lyons.
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LC ClassificationsE:F
The Physical Object
Pagination279 p. :
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22530464M
ISBN 100812237153

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