Social change in America from the Revolution through the Civil War by Christopher Clark

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Published by Ivan R. Dee in Chicago .

Written in English

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StatementChristopher Clark.
LC ClassificationsHN
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Paginationxiii, 349 p. ;
Number of Pages349
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Open LibraryOL22731293M
ISBN 101566636868

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