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American twenties (1918-1928)

Sylvie Le Bars

American twenties (1918-1928)

progress and regression

by Sylvie Le Bars

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Published by Presses Universitaires de Rennes in Rennes .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- 1919-1933.,
  • United States -- Civilization -- 1918-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-133) and index.

    StatementSylvie Le Bars.
    SeriesDidact anglais, Collection Didact anglais
    The Physical Object
    Pagination138 p. :
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14708131M
    ISBN 102868470874

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