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Battles for freedom

Eric Foner

Battles for freedom

the use and abuse of American history

by Eric Foner

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Radicalism,
  • Historiography,
  • History,
  • Radicals

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEric Foner
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN90.R3 F66 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination225 pages
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27238074M
    ISBN 101784537691
    ISBN 109781784537692
    OCLC/WorldCa974649446


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