Lectures on the American Civil War delivered before the University of Oxford in Easter and Trinity terms 1912. by Rhodes, James Ford

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

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LC ClassificationsE649 .R45 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 206 p.
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5458606M
ISBN 100836958586
LC Control Number73160990
OCLC/WorldCa164598

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