Coming of the American Revolution
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Coming of the American Revolution Problems in American History by Thomas Purvis

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Published by Blackwell Publishers .
Written in English


  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Colonization & independence,
  • Revolutions & coups,
  • United States History (Specific Aspects),
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12085847M
ISBN 101557869812
ISBN 109781557869814

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