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American Leviathan.

Roy F. Nichols

American Leviathan.

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional history -- United States.,
  • Confederate States of America -- Politics and government.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHarper Colophon books, CN 77 L
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE302.1 N53 1966
    The Physical Object
    Pagination333p.
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14945240M


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