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James Monroe Oberlin"s Christian statesman and reformer, 1821-1898 by Catherine M. Rokicky

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Published by Kent State University Press in Kent, Ohio .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • Ohio


  • Monroe, James, 1821-1898.,
  • United States. Congress. House -- Biography.,
  • Oberlin College -- Biography.,
  • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Legislators -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Social reformers -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Congregationalists -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Legislators -- Ohio -- Biography.,
  • Educators -- Ohio -- Biography.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Brazil.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (235-241) and index.

StatementCatherine M. Rokicky.
LC ClassificationsE664.M69 R65 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 249 p. :
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3937448M
ISBN 100873387171
LC Control Number2001000960

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