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Oxford companion to American history

Thomas Herbert Johnson

Oxford companion to American history

by Thomas Herbert Johnson

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

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    WSU MASC copy is: 002-102586575.

    StatementThomas H. Johnson, in consultation with Harvey Wish.
    GenreDictionaries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE174 .J6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 906 p. ;
    Number of Pages906
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17762233M

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