American past and the American present

an inaugural lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 1 June 1970 by H. G. Nicholas

Publisher: Clarendon in Oxford

Written in English
Published: Pages: 24 Downloads: 324
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  • United States -- History -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Great Britain.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby H. G. Nicholas.
ContributionsUniversity of Oxford.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE175.8 .N5
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5274071M
ISBN 10019951285X
LC Control Number71570309

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