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cholera years the United States in 1832, 1849, and 1866 by Charles E. Rosenberg

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementCharles E. Rosenberg.
SeriesA Phoenix book
LC ClassificationsRC131 A3R6
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 257 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14242397M

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