Documents of American history

by Henry Steele Commager

Publisher: F.S. Crofts & Co. in New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Henry Steele Commager ...
SeriesCrofts American history series
LC ClassificationsE173 .C66
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 450, 454 p.
Number of Pages454
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6313290M
LC Control Number34036216

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