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American dreams

the United States since 1945

by Henry William Brands

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [389]-400) and index.

StatementH. W. Brands
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE741 .B685 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 420 p. ;
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24547609M
ISBN 109781594202629
LC Control Number2009046862
OCLC/WorldCa466335886

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