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Invention in America With Images from the Library of Congress (Library of Congress Classics Series) by Russell Bourne

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Published by Fulcrum Publishing .
Written in English


  • Science: General Issues,
  • Technology: General Issues,
  • Technology,
  • Inventions,
  • Science,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States,
  • HIS038000,
  • HIS,
  • United States - General,
  • Americas (North Central South West Indies),
  • History,
  • Social aspects

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8576058M
ISBN 101555912311
ISBN 109781555912314

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