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Published by Bedford/St. Martin"s in Boston, MA .
Written in English


  • United States -- History -- Study and teaching (Higher)

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Edition Notes

Other titlesJournal of American history (Bloomington, Ind.)
Statementedited by Gary J. Kornblith and Carol Lasser.
ContributionsKornblith, Gary John., Lasser, Carol.
LC ClassificationsE175.8 .T388 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 255 p. :
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24073071M
ISBN 10031248416X
ISBN 109780312484163
LC Control Number2008907227

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