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The European Renaissance in American Life

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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • European history: c 1500 to c 1750,
  • European history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Military,
  • Europe,
  • USA,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Renaissance,
  • United States - General,
  • History / Europe / General,
  • Military - General,
  • Arts, American,
  • European influences,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10289550M
    ISBN 100275984869
    ISBN 109780275984861


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