Interpreting twentieth-century America

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  • 503 Pages
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  • English
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United States -- History -- 20th ce


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Statementedited by Richard Lowitt and Joseph F. Wall.
ContributionsWall, Joseph Frazier, joint comp.
LC ClassificationsE742 .L68
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 503 p.
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Open LibraryOL5293309M
LC Control Number72013854

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