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Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Catholic Church -- Education -- United States -- History.,
  • Catholics -- United States -- Intellectual life.

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Edition Notes

StatementDavid L. Salvaterra.
SeriesThe Heritage of American Catholicism
LC ClassificationsBX1407.I5 S25 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 334 p. ;
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2035157M
ISBN 100824040996
LC Control Number88011241

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