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The Oxford companion to American

by Thomas Herbert Johnson

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Published by Oxford Univ. Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    R71132

    StatementThomas H. Johnson in consulation with Harvey Wish.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination906 p.
    Number of Pages906
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23267563M
    LC Control Number66022263

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