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Creating the American West

Derek R. Everett

Creating the American West

boundaries and borderlands

by Derek R. Everett

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boundaries,
  • History,
  • Territorial expansion

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-291) and index.

    StatementDerek R. Everett
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE179.5 .E95 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 302 pages
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27166894M
    ISBN 100806144467
    ISBN 109780806144467
    LC Control Number2013039702
    OCLC/WorldCa861209582

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