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Freedom just around the corner

a new American history, 1585-1828

by Walter A. McDougall

  • 216 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Harper Collins Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783,
  • United States -- History -- 1783-1865

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWalter A. McDougall.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination638 p.
    Number of Pages638
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23272107M
    ISBN 100060197897
    LC Control Number2003061094

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