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reinterpretation of early American history essays in honor of John Edwin Pomfret. by Ray Allen Billington

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Published by Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Pomfret, John E. -- 1898-1981,
  • United States -- Historiography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

ContributionsPomfret, John E. 1898-1981.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE175 .B5
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 264 p.
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13527854M
LC Control Number66031501
OCLC/WorldCa421035

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