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Published by Barron"s Educational Series, inc. in Woodbury, N.Y .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.,
  • United States -- History -- 1783-1815.,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.,
  • United States -- History -- 1783-1815.

Book details:

About the Edition

Documents representing Jefferson"s views on a wide variety of subjects.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by John S. Pancake, with N. Sharon Summers.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE302 .J59
The Physical Object
Pagination346 p. :
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5213731M
ISBN 100812006577
LC Control Number75043501
OCLC/WorldCa1974187

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