South looks at its past

by Benjamin B. Kendrick

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill

Written in English
Published: Pages: 196 Downloads: 841
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  • Southern States -- Civilization.,
  • Southern States -- Social conditions.,
  • Southern States -- Economic conditions.

Edition Notes

Statementby Benjamin Burks Kendrick and Alex Mathews Arnett.
ContributionsArnett, Alex Mathews, b. 1888.
LC ClassificationsF209 .K48
The Physical Object
Paginationviii p., 2 l., 3-196 p.
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6329277M
LC Control Number35030044

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