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death of slavery the United States 1837-65 by Elbert B. Smith

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English


  • United States -- History -- 1815-1861.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

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Statementby Elbert B. Smith.
SeriesChicago history of American civilization
LC ClassificationsE415.7 .S64
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 225 p.
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17761017M

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