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American progressive history

an experiment in modernization

by Ernst Breisach

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Historiography -- United States.,
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    • United States -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-247) and index.

      StatementErnst A. Breisach.
      LC ClassificationsE175 .B74 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 257 p. ;
      Number of Pages257
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1726891M
      ISBN 100226072762, 0226072770
      LC Control Number92031012

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