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Social origins of the new South Alabama, 1860-1885 by Jonathan M. Wiener

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Alabama -- Social conditions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJonathan M. Wiener.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN79.A4
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii,247p. :
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22210520M
ISBN 10080710888X
OCLC/WorldCa16554176

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