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Aspects of the social history of America

Aspects of the social history of America

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Civilization -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
    • United States -- History -- Addresses, essays, lectures

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Theodore Sizer [and others]
      SeriesMary Tuttle Bourdon lectures, Mount Holyoke College,, 1930-1931, Essay index reprint series.
      ContributionsSizer, Theodore, 1892-1967.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.1 .A87 1969
      The Physical Object
      Pagination120 p.
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5073845M
      ISBN 100836910745
      LC Control Number74084297
      OCLC/WorldCa29355

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