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America in the 1960s

by Jim Callan

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Facts On File in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Nineteen sixties -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- History -- 1961-1969 -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJim Callan.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesDecades of American history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE841 .C27 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3398465M
      ISBN 100816056420
      LC Control Number2005011876

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