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Activism that works by Elizabeth Whitmore

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Published by Fernwood Pub. in Halifax .
Written in English


  • Social justice,
  • Social action,
  • Social reformers

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Elizabeth Whitmore, Maureen G. Wilson & Avery Calhoun
LC ClassificationsHM671 .A28 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 184 p :
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24917009M
ISBN 109781552664117
LC Control Number2010671016

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