Conservatism in early American history. by Leonard Woods Labaree

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775,
  • United States -- Civilization -- History

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Includes bibliographical references.

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SeriesGreat seal books
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LC ClassificationsE188 .L3
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 182 p.
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18209056M

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