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The Study of ... American culture

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Published by Everett/ Edwards in DeLand, Fla .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Civilization -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Luther S. Luedtke.
      ContributionsLuedtke, Luther S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.1 .S94
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 399 p., [20] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages399
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5204654M
      ISBN 10091211228X
      LC Control Number75030004
      OCLC/WorldCa3103755

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