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shaping of twentieth-century America

Richard M. Abrams

shaping of twentieth-century America

interpretive essays

by Richard M. Abrams

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • U.S -- History -- 20th century -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementselected and with commentary by Richard M. Abrams (and) Lawrence W. Levine.
    ContributionsLevine, Lawrence W., 1933-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE742
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 737 p. ;
    Number of Pages737
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20736068M

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