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Dictionary of Pennsylvania history

Dictionary of Pennsylvania history

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Published by U.S. History Publishers in Murrieta, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pennsylvania -- History -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 857-865) and index.

    Statementwith an introduction by Dennis B. Downey.
    GenreDictionaries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF147 .D53 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 926 p. ;
    Number of Pages926
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22549980M
    ISBN 101933962364
    LC Control Number2007373034

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