3 edition of Historic background of our United States found in the catalog.
Historic background of our United States
Woodburn, James Albert
|Statement||by James A. Woodburn and Howard C. Hill.|
|Contributions||Hill, Howard Copeland, 1878-1940, joint author.|
|LC Classifications||D103 .W73|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 424 p. incl. illus., plates.|
|Number of Pages||424|
|LC Control Number||32023855|
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