making of Modern America.

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StatementAuthors: Leon H. Canfield [and] Howard B. Wilder. Editors: Howard R. Anderson [and others] Map and chart editor: Robert M. Chapin, jr.
SeriesHoughton Mifflin social studies program; history
ContributionsWilder, Howard Baker, 1901-
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LC ClassificationsE178.1 .C184 1966
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 792, lxxix p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5977994M
LC Control Number66005173
OCLC/WorldCa24498913

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