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The story of America

Hendrik Willem Van Loon

The story of America

by Hendrik Willem Van Loon

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Published by Garden City Pub. Co. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    First published 1927 under title: America.

    Statement[by] Hendrik Van Loon.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination463 p.
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17445202M
    OCLC/WorldCa1985782

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