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American colonies

R. C. Simmons

American colonies

from settlement to independence

by R. C. Simmons

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Longman in London .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      StatementR.C. Simmons.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE188 .S59 1976b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination438 p. :
      Number of Pages438
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4604612M
      ISBN 100582127793
      LC Control Number77367792


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