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8 edition of The Genet mission. found in the catalog.

The Genet mission.

by Harry Ammon

  • 165 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Genet, Edmond Charles, 1763-1834,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1789-1797,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- France,
    • France -- Foreign relations -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 181-185.

      SeriesThe Norton essays in American history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE313 .A45 1973
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 194 p.
      Number of Pages194
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4573609M
      ISBN 100393054756, 0393094200
      LC Control Number77095526

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