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The Greatest Generation Grows Up American Childhood in the 1930s (American Childhoods) by Kriste Lindenmeyer

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Published by Ivan R. Dee, Publisher .
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Subjects:

  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Children,
  • Social History,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Children"s Studies,
  • United States - 20th Century/Depression,
  • History / Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies),
  • Americas (North Central South West Indies)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8670347M
ISBN 101566637309
ISBN 109781566637305
OCLC/WorldCa154945929

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