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Becoming America

the revolution before 1776

by Jon Butler

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775,
    • United States -- Civilization -- To 1783

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-311) and index.

      StatementJon Butler.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE188 .B97 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 324 p. :
      Number of Pages324
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL50318M
      ISBN 100674000919
      LC Control Number99054646

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