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Americans, the colonial experience

Daniel J. Boorstin

Americans, the colonial experience

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Published by Easton Press in Norwalk, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • National characteristics, American.,
    • United States -- Civilization -- To 1783.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Daniel J. Boorstin.
      ContributionsDaniel J. Boorstin Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE162 .B68 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination434 p. ;
      Number of Pages434
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1802274M
      LC Control Number89206991


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