Hearing the voices of Jonestown by Mary McCormick Maaga

Cover of: Hearing the voices of Jonestown | Mary McCormick Maaga

Published by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, N.Y .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Jonestown (Guyana)

Subjects:

  • Peoples Temple,
  • Jonestown Mass Suicide, Jonestown, Guyana, 1978,
  • Jonestown (Guyana) -- Religion

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-174) and index.

Book details

StatementMary McCormick Maaga ; with a foreword by Catherine Wessinger.
SeriesReligion and politics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBP605.P46 M22 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 187 p. ;
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL697634M
ISBN 100815605153
LC Control Number97045194

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