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making of American democracy

Ray Allen Billington

making of American democracy

readings and documents

by Ray Allen Billington

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Published by Rinehart in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Sources

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: v. 1, p. 371-375; v. 2, p. 527-533.

      Statementedited by Ray Allen Billington, Bert James Loewenberg [and] Samuel Hugh Brockunier.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE173 .B5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6069565M
      LC Control Number50007983
      OCLC/WorldCa1372899


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