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Three centuries of American democracy

William MacDonald

Three centuries of American democracy

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Published by H. Holt and company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History.,
  • United States -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 309-316.

    Statementby William MacDonald.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 346 p.
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13543642M

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