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The invention of America an inquiry into the historical nature of the New World and the meaning of its history. by O"Gorman, Edmundo

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • America

Subjects:

  • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Historiography.,
  • America -- History -- Philosophy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsE110 .O42 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination177 p.
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5287023M
ISBN 100837164702
LC Control Number72006203

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