6 edition of A history of American life found in the catalog.
|Statement||general editor, Mark C. Carnes ; consulting editor, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.|
|Contributions||Carnes, Mark C. 1950-, Schlesinger, Arthur Meier, 1917-|
|LC Classifications||E178 .H6995 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1433 p. :|
|Number of Pages||1433|
|LC Control Number||96207980|
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