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A is for American : letters and other characters in the newly United States

Author: Jill Lepore
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Uncorrected proofView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Lepore
ISBN: 037540449X 9780375404498
OCLC Number: 51441430
Description: 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: a likeness --
A. Cobwebs: --
American language --
Universal alphabet --
B. Heathens: --
National alphabet --
Natural language --
Strange characters --
C. Wires: --
Universal communication --
Visible speech --
Epilogue: Men of progress.
Responsibility: Jill Lepore.

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