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American mind in action by Harvey Jerrold O"Higgins

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Published by Harper & Brothers in New York, London .
Written in English



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  • National characteristics, American.,
  • United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Harvey O"Higgins and Edward H. Reede, M.D.
ContributionsReede, Edward H. b. 1875, joint author.
LC ClassificationsCT219 .O5
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., 336 p.
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6662150M
LC Control Number24005006

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