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The people"s religion

George Gallup, Jr.

The people"s religion

American faith in the 90"s

by George Gallup, Jr.

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan, Collier Macmillan in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public opinion -- United States.,
  • United States -- Religion -- Public opinion.,
  • United States -- Religious life and customs -- Public opinion.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p. 267-272.

    StatementGeorge Gallup, Jr. and Jim Castelli..
    ContributionsCastelli, Jim.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2525
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 278 p. ;
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20940405M
    ISBN 100025423819

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