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Building the Land of Dreams New Orleans and the Transformation of Early America by Eberhard L. Faber

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Published .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-423) and index.

StatementEberhard L. Faber
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1122F379.N557 F33 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 441 pages
Number of Pages441
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27195786M
ISBN 100691166897
ISBN 109780691166896
LC Control Number2015013605
OCLC/WorldCa907810937

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