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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • West (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • West (U.S.) -- History -- 1890-1945,
  • West (U.S.) -- History -- 1945-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGene M. Gressley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF595 .G828
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 196 p., [6] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4908258M
ISBN 100826202187
LC Control Number76056903
OCLC/WorldCa2681042

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