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One day for democracy

Mary Lou Nemanic

One day for democracy

Independence Day and the Americanization of Iron Range immigrants

by Mary Lou Nemanic

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Published by Ohio University Press in Athens, OH .
Written in English


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StatementMary Lou Nemanic.
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LC ClassificationsF
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 252 p.. [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22750244M
ISBN 100821417304

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