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Our great continent

sketches, picturesque and historic: within and beyond the States.

by Benson John Lossing

  • 360 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Gay Brothers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • America
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Description and travel,
    • America -- Description and travel,
    • United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy Benson J. Lossing... Geo. J. Hagar and other well known writers.
      ContributionsHagar, George J. 1847-1921., Read, John Elliot, 1845-, Guernsey, Alfred H. 1824-1902.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE168 .L85
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. in 1.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6913266M
      LC Control Number02004125
      OCLC/WorldCa5858191

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We are grateful to librarians and program directors across the continent who sent us their materials and talked with us about their programs. Our thanks to Nancy Pearl from the Washington Center for theFile Size: KB.Mr. Spence talked about his book, [The Chan's Great Continent, China in Western Minds], published by W.

W. Norton & Company. The book is about the influence that China has long exercised on the.