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Walter Lippmann and the American Century

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lippmann, Walter, -- 1889-1974.,
  • Journalists -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p.632-636. - Includes index.

    Statementby Ronald Steel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4874.L45
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii-xvii,669p.,(16)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages669
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19610484M
    ISBN 100370303768


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