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age of the Americas

Nicholas Murray Butler

age of the Americas

an address delivered at the ParrishMemorial Art Museum, Southampton, Long Island, September 6, 1942

by Nicholas Murray Butler

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Published by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Division of Intercourse and Education in (New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • America -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Nicholas Murray Butler.
    ContributionsCarnegie Endowment for International Peace. Division of Intercourse and Education.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE18
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 (1) p. ;
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21810409M
    LC Control Number42022186

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