making of America: from wilderness to world power

  • 218 Pages
  • 1.33 MB
  • English
Longman , [London]
United States -- Hi


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Statement[by] B. W. Beacroft and M. A. Smale.
ContributionsSmale, M. A., joint author.
LC ClassificationsE178.1 .B33
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 218 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5343630M
ISBN 100582312361, 0582312396
LC Control Number72197830

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