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George Washington the American presidents by James MacGregor Burns

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Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Washington, George, 1732-1799,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography,
  • Large type books,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJames MacGregor Burns and Susan Bunn ; Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., general editor.
GenreBiography.
SeriesThe American presidents, Thorndike Press large print American history, American presidents series (Times Books (Firm)), Thorndike Press large print American history series.
ContributionsDunn, Susan, 1945-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE312 .B983 2004b
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. (large print) ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3304968M
ISBN 100786265027
LC Control Number2004047922
OCLC/WorldCa54960382

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