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President James Buchanan, a biography.

Philip Shriver Klein

President James Buchanan, a biography.

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buchanan, James, 1791-1868

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 473-490.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE437 .K53
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 506 p.
    Number of Pages506
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5852154M
    LC Control Number62012623
    OCLC/WorldCa426285


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