old-world beginnings of America by Mary G. Kelty

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Published by Ginn in Boston .

Written in English

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Places:

  • America

Subjects:

  • Civilization, Medieval,
  • Middle Ages -- History,
  • America -- Discovery and exploration,
  • America -- Civilization

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Mary G. Kelty.
SeriesThe Tryon and Lingley history series.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD103 .K35
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 379 p. :
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6770131M
LC Control Number32003720
OCLC/WorldCa3485898

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