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How the Scots made America

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Published by Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Scottish Americans -- History.,
    • Scots -- United States -- History.,
    • Scottish Americans -- Biography.,
    • Scots -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- Civilization -- Scottish influences.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael Fry.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.S3 F79 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 242 p. ;
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3308633M
      ISBN 100312338767
      LC Control Number2004056170


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