People of Paradox An Inquiry Concerning the Origins of American Civilization

by Michael Kammen

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Written in English
Published: Pages: 352 Downloads: 755
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Subjects:

  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Sociology
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9490017M
ISBN 100195028031
ISBN 109780195028034

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