British colonial America people and perspectives

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Written in English

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  • United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- To 1775,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- America

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementJohn A. Grigg, editor.
SeriesPerspectives in American social history
ContributionsGrigg, John A.
LC ClassificationsE188.5 .B78 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16656000M
ISBN 109781598840254
LC Control Number2008006372

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