From Columbus to colonial America
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From Columbus to colonial America 1492 to 1763 by Jeffrey H. Wallenfeldt

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Published by Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services in New York .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references (p. [129]-130) and index.

Statementedited by Jeff Wallenfeldt
SeriesDocumenting America: the primary source documents of a nation
LC ClassificationsE188 .F76 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 134 p. :
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25194168M
ISBN 109781615306626
LC Control Number2011016194

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