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Politics and society in colonial America

Politics and society in colonial America

democracy or deference

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Published by Holt, Rinehart & Winston in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Michael G. Kammen.
    ContributionsKammen, Michael.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination122p. ;
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20312232M


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