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gambling spirit as a national problem

F. S. Preston

gambling spirit as a national problem

addresses given at the Third Biennial Mental Health Conference of the National Council for Mental Hygiene, November, 1933

by F. S. Preston

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Published by National Anti-Gambling League in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby F.S. Preston and H. Crichton Miller.
ContributionsCrichton-Miller, Hugh, 1877-1959., National Council for Mental Hygiene.
The Physical Object
Pagination11p. ;
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22062705M

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