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Legends, lies, and cherished myths of American history

Richard Shenkman

Legends, lies, and cherished myths of American history

by Richard Shenkman

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Published by Perennial Library in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Legends -- United States,
    • United States -- History -- Errors, inventions, etc

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRichard Shenkman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE178.6 .S47 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2218293M
      ISBN 100060972629
      LC Control Number89045163

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