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Published by Graduate School, Tulane University in New Orleans .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • National characteristics, American.,
  • United States -- Civilization -- 1970-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJames K. Feibleman.
SeriesThe Andrew W. Mellon lectures in the humanities ;, spring 1975
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE169.12 .F44
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. ;
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4281394M
LC Control Number78307575

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