Herbert Hoover and Stanford University by George H. Nash

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Published by Hoover Institution Press, Stanford University in Stanford, Calif .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964,
  • Stanford University -- History

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Book details

StatementGeorge H. Nash.
SeriesHoover Press publication ;, 369
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE802 .N367 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 241 p., [6] p. of plates :
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2399647M
ISBN 10081798691X, 0817986928
LC Control Number87029716

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