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Writing American history

John Higham

Writing American history

essays on modern scholarship.

by John Higham

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE175 .H654
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 207 p.
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5698507M
      ISBN 100253197007
      LC Control Number70108209

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