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The Making of the American Landscapes

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Published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDonald W. Meinig (Foreword), Michael P. Conzen (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7274122M
ISBN 100049170090
ISBN 109780049170094

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