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What the English think of us.

Fred Vanderschmidt

What the English think of us.

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Published by R.M. McBride in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • National characteristics, American.,
    • Public opinion -- Great Britain.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.1 .V3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 213 p.
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6032431M
      LC Control Number48009517
      OCLC/WorldCa2566227


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