Victorian culture in America, 1865-1914

by Howard Wayne Morgan

Publisher: F. E. Peacock Publishers in Itasca, Ill

Written in English
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  • Arts, Victorian -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementH. Wayne Morgan.
SeriesPrimary sources in American history
LC ClassificationsNX503.7
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 126 p. ;
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21301294M

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