Hard times for these times.

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Published by Rinehart in New York .

Written in English

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  • Social problems -- Fiction.,
  • Utilitarianism -- Fiction.,
  • Education -- Fiction.,
  • England -- Fiction.

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StatementIntrod. by William W. Watt.
SeriesRinehart editions,, 95
LC ClassificationsPZ3.D55 H23, PR4561 H23
The Physical Object
Pagination274 p.
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6247017M
ISBN 100030098750
LC Control Number58007847

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