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The Oxford companion to United States history

Author: Paul S Boyer; Melvyn Dubofsky
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Oxford Companion to United States History covers everything from Jamestown and the Puritans to the Human Genome Project and the Internet. Written in clear, graceful prose for researchers, browsers, and general readers alike, this is the volume that addresses the totality of the American experience, its triumphs and heroes as well as its tragedies and darker moments."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Reference works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul S Boyer; Melvyn Dubofsky
ISBN: 0195082095 9780195082098
OCLC Number: 44426920
Description: xliv, 940 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction --
About the editors --
Directory of contributors --
List of historical maps --
The Oxford companion to United States history.
Other Titles: United States history
Responsibility: editor in chief, Paul S. Boyer ; editors, Melvyn Dubofsky [and others].
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This text is a one-volume, alphabetically-arranged encyclopedia offering comprehensive coverage of US history from pre-contact Native Americans to the end of the 20th century.  Read more...

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