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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hamerow, Theodore S.,
  • History -- Study and teaching.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementTheodore S. Hamerow.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD16.2 .H19 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 267 p. ;
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2728505M
    ISBN 100299109305
    LC Control Number86022451

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Hamerow. Format Book Published Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, Description xiii, p. ; 24 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.

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