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American frontier

Nelson Beecher Keyes

American frontier

our unique heritage.

by Nelson Beecher Keyes

  • 396 Want to read
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Published by Hanover House in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- United States.,
  • United States -- Territorial expansion.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE179.5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination384 p. ;
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21457572M


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