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The Great Depression (Cornerstones of Freedom, Second Series)

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Published by Children"s Press (CT) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • History - United States/20th Century,
  • History - United States/General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • 1929,
  • Depressions,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • New Deal, 1933-1939,
  • United States,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9695806M
ISBN 100531187675
ISBN 109780531187678
OCLC/WorldCa71173171

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