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A history of the United States and its people for use of schools. by Edward Eggleston

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Published by American book company in New York, Cincinnati, Chicago .
Written in English



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Edition Notes

Maps on lining papers.

StatementBy Edward Eggleston.
LC ClassificationsE178.1 .E316 1888a
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 416p.
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6382293M
LC Control Number39002515

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  A history of the United States and its people.. by Eggleston, Edward. [from old catalog] Publication date Publisher [New York, D. Appleton & Co] Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Contributor The Library of Congress Language English. Notes. book has some tight gutters. Addeddate Pages: The third book in Edward Eggleston's American history series. Originally published in , it accomplishes a rare feat for a history textbook, it is a treasure for adults, too. The unique book remains a compelling and comprehensive study of America's past. Arranged by topic, the former president of the American History Association includes over maps and illustrations, fill-in . To ask other readers questions about A People's History of the United States, please sign up. Answered Questions (8) I'm planning to read this book in order to understand its what its influence has been and with the many critiques of its subjectivity in mind. The history of the United States is what happened in the past in the United States, a country in North America.. Native Americans lived in the Americas for thousands of years. English people in went to the place now called Jamestown, European settlers went to the colonies, mostly from England and later Great Britain. France, Spain, and the Netherlands also .