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The cotton kingdom a chronicle of the old South by William Edward Dodd

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Published by Yale University Press[etc.] in New Haven .
Written in English

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  • Southern States

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Edition Notes

Statementby William E. Dodd
SeriesThe chronicles of America series -- v. 27, Chronicles of America series -- v. 27.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 161 p. :
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24184153M
LC Control Numbera23000869

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