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The course of empire.

Bernard Augustine De Voto

The course of empire.

With maps by Erwin Raisz.

by Bernard Augustine De Voto

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- History,
  • America -- Discovery and exploration,
  • United States -- Territorial expansion.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 647 p. maps (part col.) ;
    Number of Pages647
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19388887M


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