The Americas and the Pacific by Connolly, Sean

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Published by Zak Books in Mankato, Minn .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementSean Connolly.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesHistory of the world -- 6
LC ClassificationsE58.4 .C66 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19999063M
ISBN 109788860981615
LC Control Number2008008404

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