The myth of a progressive reform railroad regulation in Wisconsin, 1903-1910 by Stanley P. Caine

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Published by State Historical Society of Wisconsin in Madison .

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Statement[by] Stanley P. Caine.
LC ClassificationsKFW2701 .C3
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Paginationxvi, 226 p.
Number of Pages226
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Open LibraryOL4859232M
ISBN 100870201107
LC Control Number75630131

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