The South lives in history southern historians and their legacy. by Stephenson, Wendell Holmes

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Southern States

Subjects:

  • Dodd, William Edward, 1869-1940.,
  • Fleming, Walter L. 1874-1932.,
  • Phillips, Ulrich Bonnell, 1877-1934.,
  • Southern States -- Historiography.

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsF208.2 .S8 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 163 p.
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4435578M
ISBN 100837122198
LC Control Number79088947

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