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Its your misfortune and none of my own

a history of the American West
  • 644 Pages
  • 2.20 MB
  • 439 Downloads
  • English
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University of Oklahoma Press , Norman
West (U.S.) -- Hi

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Other titlesHistory of the American West., New history of the American West.
Statementby Richard White.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF591 .W69 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 644 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1566358M
ISBN 100806123664
LC Control Number91050309

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