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A fiction of the past the sixties in American history by Dominick Cavallo

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English



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  • Radicalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Youth -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century,
  • Subculture -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Youth -- United States -- Social life and customs,
  • United States -- History -- 1961-1969,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-278) and index.

StatementDominick Cavallo.
LC ClassificationsE841 .C33 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination282 p. ;
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL383678M
ISBN 10031221930X
LC Control Number98046179

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