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George Washington, man and monument.

Marcus Cunliffe

George Washington, man and monument.

by Marcus Cunliffe

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE312 .C88
      The Physical Object
      Pagination234 p.
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6247029M
      LC Control Number58007859

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