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9 edition of The American reader found in the catalog.

The American reader

words that moved a nation

by Diane Ravitch

  • 326 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Sources

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 375-377) and index.

      Statementedited by Diane Ravitch.
      ContributionsRavitch, Diane.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE173 .A753 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 383 p. :
      Number of Pages383
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2219329M
      ISBN 100060164808
      LC Control Number89046553

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