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The encyclopedia of American facts and dates

Author: Gorton Carruth
Publisher: New York : Thomas Y. Crowell Company, [©1970]
Series: Crowell reference book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fifth edition ; first printingView all editions and formats
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In one convenient, user-friendly volume, "The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates explores more than 1,000 years of American history and popular culture. Covering from the 10th century through the 20th, readers will discover all the details, dates and events from the first Norse explorers in 986 through the end of 1996. Organized in four parallel columns for each year, and chronologically within each column,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Chronologies
History
Chronology
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carruth, Gorton.
Encyclopedia of American facts and dates.
New York, Crowell [©1970]
(OCoLC)558070763
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gorton Carruth
ISBN: 0690263015 9780690263015
OCLC Number: 118688
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vi, 890 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Crowell reference book.
Other Titles: American facts and dates
Responsibility: edited by Gorton Carruth and associates.

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In one convenient, user-friendly volume, "The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates explores more than 1,000 years of American history and popular culture. Covering from the 10th century through the 20th, readers will discover all the details, dates and events from the first Norse explorers in 986 through the end of 1996. Organized in four parallel columns for each year, and chronologically within each column, the book enables readers to see the progression of events in any given field as well as get a picture of all the important events of any year. In addition, the book contains an extensive index that allows readers to find specific entries quickly and easily. With more than 15,000 entries, this unique reference belongs in everyone's home library.

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