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Published by Scholarly Publishing Office, University of Michigan Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • History / United States / General,
  • United States - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8509239M
    ISBN 101425531237
    ISBN 109781425531232
    OCLC/WorldCa227392078


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