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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 1097-1128.

      Statement[by] Sydney E. Ahlstrom.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR515 .A4 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 1158 p.
      Number of Pages1158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5317381M
      ISBN 100300014759
      LC Control Number72151564


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