Men, women, and issues in American history
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Men, women, and issues in American history edited by Howard H. Quint and Milton Cantor.

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Published by Dorsey Press in Homewood, Ill .
Written in English


  • United States -- Biography.,
  • United States -- History.

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SeriesDorsey series in history
ContributionsQuint, Howard H., Cantor, Milton
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20796640M

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