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2 edition of history of historical writing in America. found in the catalog.

history of historical writing in America.

J. Franklin Jameson

history of historical writing in America.

by J. Franklin Jameson

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1891 ed.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE175 .J3 1969
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p.
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5682517M
      LC Control Number69013951

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