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Social institutions of the United States.

by James Bryce

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Published by Chautauqua Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National characteristics, American,
  • United States -- Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAn authorized reprint from "The American commonwealth." By James Bryce ...
    Series[Chautauqua literary and scientific circle]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE168 .B91
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 298 p.
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14042509M
    LC Control Number04009908

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