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A Dictionary of American History by Thomas L. Purvis - Paperback - 1997 - from Elk Creek Heritage Books and Biblio.co.uk

A Dictionary of American History

by Thomas L. Purvis

Condition: Very Good


Blackwell Publishing, 1997. Soft cover. Very Good. From the book, ""This book answers the need for a fully up-to-date essential information on the history of public life, social and cultural change, scientific and artistic achievement, and religious diversity. The book includes concise histories for every state, biographies of leading figures in all fields of endeavor, and accounts of all the wars and conflicts in which the country has been involved. Particular attention is paid to the history of the American Indian peoples and full coverage of political, constitutional, and foreign affairs in complemented by a wide range of entries on gender and rights issues and on minority history."" Soft cover in fine condition. Text block clean and tight. No markings noted.

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