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Homicide in American Fiction, 1798-1860

David Brion Davis

Homicide in American Fiction, 1798-1860

A Study in Social Values

by David Brion Davis

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Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • American - General,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7849414M
    ISBN 100801490669
    ISBN 109780801490668


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