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The encyclopedia of American facts and dates

Author: Gorton Carruth
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 10th edView all editions and formats
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The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates has been a standard work of American history since it was first published in 1956. Expanded and updated regularly, this tenth edition contains more than 15,000 facts, dates, and events that trace and illuminate all facets of American existence - from colonial living to modern science, fashion trends to political movements, sports heroes to notorious criminals,
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gorton Carruth
ISBN: 0062701924 9780062701923
OCLC Number: 36307966
Notes: "First edition"--T.p. verso.
Description: x, 1096 p. ; 25 cm.
Other Titles: American facts and dates
Responsibility: Gorton Carruth.
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The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates has been a standard work of American history since it was first published in 1956. Expanded and updated regularly, this tenth edition contains more than 15,000 facts, dates, and events that trace and illuminate all facets of American existence - from colonial living to modern science, fashion trends to political movements, sports heroes to notorious criminals, architectural innovations to religious awakenings.

Covering more than 1,000 years of U.S. history, The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates records everything from the Norse explorers of 986 to President Clinton's reelection in 1996.

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