History of American oratory
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History of American oratory by Warren Choate Shaw

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English


  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- History and criticism.,
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American.,
  • Orators -- United States -- Biography.

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Statementby Warren Choate Shaw.
The Physical Object
Pagination669 p.
Number of Pages669
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20935840M

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