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How local is local history?

Helen M. Cavanagh

How local is local history?

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Published by Cavanagh in Normal, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local history.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 58-59.

    StatementHelen M. Cavanagh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD13 .C3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 59 p. ;
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4951645M
    LC Control Number76379838

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