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The Revolution That Wasn"t: A Contemporary Assessment of 1776

Richard M. Fulton

The Revolution That Wasn"t: A Contemporary Assessment of 1776

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Published by Associated Faculty Pr Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • U.S. History - Revolution And Confederation (1775-1789),
  • History: American,
  • Historiography,
  • History,
  • Causes,
  • Revolution, 1775-1783,
  • Revolutions

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesKennikat Press National University Publications : Series in American Studies
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7928398M
    ISBN 100804692599
    ISBN 109780804692595
    OCLC/WorldCa5893763

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