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Historical guide to children"s theatre in America

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Children"s theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNellie McCaslin ; foreword by Jed H. Davis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN3159.U6 M3 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 348 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages348
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2532030M
      ISBN 100313244669
      LC Control Number85012684

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