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Henry Adams & the southern question by O"Brien, Michael

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens, GA .
Written in English


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StatementMichael O"Brien.
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LC ClassificationsF5000
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Paginationxiv, 201 p. :
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22622528M
ISBN 100820327115

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