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The American identity a college reader by Sam S. Baskett

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Published by Heath in Boston .
Written in English



  • United States


  • American literature,
  • National characteristics, American,
  • United States -- Civilization

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Edition Notes

Statement[edited by] Sam S. Baskett [and] Theodore B. Strandness.
ContributionsStrandness, T. Benson 1915-1985, joint ed.
LC ClassificationsPS507 .B365 1962
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 950 p.
Number of Pages950
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5852080M
LC Control Number62012490

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