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The Health of the Country

How American Settlers Understood Themselves and Their Land

by Conevery Bolton Valencius

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Published by Basic Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7594136M
ISBN 100465089879
ISBN 109780465089871

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