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basic history of the United States

Charles Austin Beard

basic history of the United States

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Published by Doubleday, Doran & company in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History,
    • United States -- Civilization

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard.
      ContributionsBeard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE178 .B39 1944a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, [2], 544 p.
      Number of Pages544
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6468491M
      LC Control Number44009200

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