2 edition of How local is local history? found in the catalog.
How local is local history?
Helen M. Cavanagh
Bibliography: p. 58-59.
|Statement||Helen M. Cavanagh.|
|LC Classifications||D13 .C3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 59 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||59|
|LC Control Number||76379838|
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