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Bonds of affection Americans define their patriotism by

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Patriotism -- United States -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by John Bodnar.
ContributionsBodnar John E., 1944-
LC ClassificationsE169.1 .B695 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 352 p. :
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL794039M
ISBN 100691043973, 0691043965
LC Control Number95026683

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