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Was America a mistake?

Henry Steele Commager

Was America a mistake?

An eighteenth-century controversy

by Henry Steele Commager

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Public opinion -- Europe -- History -- 18th century,
    • United States -- Civilization -- To 1783,
    • United States -- Foreign public opinion, European

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [233]-240.

      Statementby Henry Steele Commager and Elmo Giordanetti.
      SeriesHarper torchbooks, TB1329
      ContributionsGiordanetti, Elmo, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.1 .C675 1967
      The Physical Object
      Pagination240 p.
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5543482M
      LC Control Number67021563

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