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American Life in Modern Times

Mark Carnes

American Life in Modern Times

by Mark Carnes

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan Coll Div .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9929205M
    ISBN 100023193972
    ISBN 109780023193972

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