Evangelical religion and popular education a modern interpretation. by McLeish, John Ph.D.

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  • England.,
  • Great Britain


  • Evangelical Revival -- England.,
  • Literacy -- Great Britain -- History.

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Bibliography: p. 196-203.

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LC ClassificationsBR758 .M33
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Paginationvii, 206 p.
Number of Pages206
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Open LibraryOL4055919M
ISBN 100416131603
LC Control Number79443948

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