Life in twentieth century America (Life in America) by John Wendell Dodds

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Written in English

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  • 20th century,
  • Manners and customs,
  • United States

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10176323M
ISBN 100399502823
ISBN 109780399502828
OCLC/WorldCa2285200

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