8 edition of America in the twenthieth century found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||James T. Patterson.|
|LC Classifications||E741 .P35 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 534 p. :|
|Number of Pages||534|
|LC Control Number||88080638|
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