The Great Depression (Witness to History (Heinemann Library (Firm)).)

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Subjects:

  • United States,
  • Europe,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • History - United States/20th Century,
  • 1929,
  • Depressions,
  • Economic history,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8397656M
ISBN 101403445680
ISBN 109781403445681
OCLC/WorldCa52381661

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