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Mastering wartime

a social history of Philadelphia during the Civil War
  • 354 Pages
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Cambridge University Press , Cambridge [England], New York
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social conditions., Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Civil war, 1861-1865., Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Economic condit

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Philadelphia

StatementJ. Matthew Gallman.
SeriesInterdisciplinary perspectives on modern history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN80.P5 G35 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 354 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2210658M
ISBN 10052137474X
LC Control Number89033205

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