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Young Bob La Follette

a biography of Robert M. La Follette, Jr., 1895-1953

by Patrick J. Maney

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • La Follette, Robert M. 1895-1953,
    • Legislators -- United States -- Biography,
    • Social reformers -- United States -- Biography,
    • Progressivism (United States politics)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPatrick J. Maney.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE748.L22 M36
      The Physical Object
      Pagination338 p. ;
      Number of Pages338
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4555177M
      ISBN 100826202306
      LC Control Number77024991


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