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American Dreams, American Realities

Richard C. Frucht

American Dreams, American Realities

An Introduction to Historical Reflection

by Richard C. Frucht

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Published by Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • Study & Teaching,
  • United States - General,
  • History / United States / General,
  • UNITED STATES_HISTORY,
  • UNITED STATES_HISTORY_STUDY AND TEACHING,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8145349M
    ISBN 100787282332
    ISBN 109780787282332
    OCLC/WorldCa49031299

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