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Disasters and tragic events : an encyclopedia of catastrophes in American history

Author: Mitchell Newton-Matza
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 to the Sandy Hook school massacre of 2012, this two-volume encyclopedia surveys tragic events--natural and man-made, famous and forgotten--that helped shape American history"--
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitchell Newton-Matza
ISBN: 9781610691659 1610691652
OCLC Number: 852220649
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Volume 1. 1650-1943 --
volume 2. 1944-2012.
Responsibility: Mitchell Newton-Matza, editor.

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