Settlers as Conquerors: Free Land Policy in Antebellum America

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Settlers as Conquerors : Free Land Policy in Antebellum America. / Wilm, Julius.

1 udg. Stuttgart : Franz Steiner Verlag, 2018. 284 s. (Transatlantische Historische Studien, Bind 58).

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Wilm, J 2018, Settlers as Conquerors: Free Land Policy in Antebellum America. Transatlantische Historische Studien, bind 58, 1 udg, Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart.

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Wilm, J. (2018). Settlers as Conquerors: Free Land Policy in Antebellum America. (1 udg.) Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag. Transatlantische Historische Studien, Bind. 58

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Wilm J. Settlers as Conquerors: Free Land Policy in Antebellum America. 1 udg. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2018. 284 s. (Transatlantische Historische Studien, Bind 58).

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Wilm, Julius. / Settlers as Conquerors : Free Land Policy in Antebellum America. 1 udg. Stuttgart : Franz Steiner Verlag, 2018. 284 s. (Transatlantische Historische Studien, Bind 58).

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