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O strange new world

Howard Mumford Jones

O strange new world

American culture: the formative years.

by Howard Mumford Jones

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Civilization -- To 1783.,
  • United States -- Civilization -- 1783-1865.,
  • United States -- Civilization -- European influences.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 464 p. :
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19826887M


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