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A people of one book the Bible and the Victorians by Timothy Larsen

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


  • Religion,
  • Bible,
  • Influence

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-313) and index.

StatementTimothy Larsen
LC ClassificationsBS475.3 .L37 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination326 p. ;
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24848763M
ISBN 100199570094
ISBN 109780199570096
LC Control Number2011280308

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