American civilization; readings in the cultural and intellectualhistory of the United States

by Eugene C. Drozdowski

Publisher: Scott, Foresman in Glenview, Ill

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementEdited by Eugene C. Drozdowski. Russel B. Nye, editorial consultant.
LC ClassificationsE169.1
The Physical Object
Pagination417 p. ;
Number of Pages417
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18965878M

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