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Frontier politics on the eve of the civil war.

Robert W. Johannsen

Frontier politics on the eve of the civil war.

by Robert W. Johannsen

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: as Frontier politics and the sectional conflict.

SeriesWashington paperbacks -- no. 18
The Physical Object
Pagination240p.
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13689041M

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"Originally published as Frontier politics and the sectional conflict: the Pacific Northwest on the eve of the Civil War." Description: xiii, pages portraits, maps 21 cm. OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published as Frontier politics and the Sectional conflict: The Pacific Northwest on the Eve of the Civil War.

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