Moral reconstruction Christian lobbyists and the Federal legislation of morality, 1865-1920 by Gaines M. Foster

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .

Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Christianity and politics -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Christian ethics -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Law and ethics -- History -- 19th century,
  • Christianity and politics -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Christian ethics -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Law and ethics -- History -- 20th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-308) and index.

Book details

StatementGaines M. Foster.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR517 .F59 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 318 p. :
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3956593M
ISBN 100807826979, 0807853666
LC Control Number2001059764

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