The founding of a nation a history of the American Revolution, 1763-1776 by Merrill Jensen

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Published by Hackett Pub. Co. in Indianaplis, IN .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementMerrill Jensen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE195 .J4 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 735 p. ;
Number of Pages735
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3689363M
ISBN 100872207064, 0872207056
LC Control Number2003056880

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