History as a way of learning
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History as a way of learning articles, excerpts, and essays. by William Appleman Williams

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Published by New Viewpoints in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • United States -- History -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • United States -- Historiography -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

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Includes bibliographical references.

LC ClassificationsE178.6 .W6 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 430 p.
Number of Pages430
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5418090M
ISBN 100531063623, 0531064913
LC Control Number73010469

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