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The American democrat. by James Fenimore Cooper

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Published by Penguin Books in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English



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  • United States -- Politics and government

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 57-[59]

StatementEdited with an introd. by George Dekker and Larry Johnston.
SeriesPelican classics
LC ClassificationsJK216 .C72 1969b
The Physical Object
Pagination236 p.
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4408308M
ISBN 100140400095
LC Control Number79011585

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