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American attitudes toward history an inaugurallecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 22 February, 1955. by C. Vann Woodward

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

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SeriesUniversity of Oxford. Inaugural lectures
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Number of Pages23
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Open LibraryOL19000260M

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