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America, a cultural history

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Civilization.,
    • United States -- Civilization -- English influences.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Statementby David Hackett Fischer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.1 .F539 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1, 3> :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2196431M
      ISBN 100195037944
      LC Control Number89016068


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