Prohibition and politics the life of Bishop James Cannon, Jr. by Robert A. Hohner

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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia, S.C .

Written in English

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  • Cannon, James, 1864-1944.,
  • Methodist Church -- United States -- Clergy -- Biography.,
  • Methodist Church -- United States -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 378-400) and index.

Book details

StatementRobert A. Hohner.
LC ClassificationsBX8495.C245 H64 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 454 p. :
Number of Pages454
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL365129M
LC Control Number98025443

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