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The colonial experience.

by David Freeman Hawke

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783,
    • United States -- History -- Confederation, 1783-1789

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE188 .H3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 774 p.
      Number of Pages774
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5985143M
      LC Control Number66014829

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