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Published by McGraw-Hill Companies .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Sociology,
  • French Americans,
  • History,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Babies & Toddlers

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesIn America Series
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11424265M
ISBN 100822502046
ISBN 109780822502043

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