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From wilderness to empire

Robert Glass Cleland

From wilderness to empire

a history of California

by Robert Glass Cleland

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English


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Statemented. by G.S. Dumke.
ContributionsDumke, Glenn S.
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Open LibraryOL14621561M


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