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American crucible

race and nation in the twentieth century

by Gary Gerstle

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • National characteristics, American,
    • Nationalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementGary Gerstle.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE741 .G475 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 454 p. :
      Number of Pages454
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6790220M
      ISBN 10069104984X
      LC Control Number00051680


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