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Religious fanaticism extracts from the papers of Hannah Whitall Smith by Hannah Whitall Smith

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Published by Faber & Gwyer limited in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sects.,
  • Religious fanaticism.

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Edition Notes

Published also under title: Group movements of the past and experiments in guidance, 1934.

Statementedited with an introd. by Ray Strachey, consisting of an account of the author of these papers, and of the times in which she lived, together with a description of the curious religious sects and communities of America during the early and middle years of the nineteenth century.
ContributionsStrachey, Ray, 1887-1940, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR114 .S5
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 11-276 p. ;
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6723691M
LC Control Number29001098
OCLC/WorldCa4305088

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