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American Life

A Social History

by Scholars

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by MacMillan Library Reference .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages645
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7269473M
ISBN 100028650158
ISBN 109780028650159

LibraryThing Review User Review - FPdC - LibraryThing. This is an outstanding book about the uses (and abuses) of the Holocaust in American life. The author, an american Jew and professor of history at the University of Chicago, traces the way the murder /5(4). Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.


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