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First majority, last minority

John L. Shover

First majority, last minority

the transforming of rural life in America

by John L. Shover

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Published by Northern Illinois University Press in DeKalb .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History,
    • United States -- Rural conditions

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn L. Shover.
      SeriesMinorities in American history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1761 .S556
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 338 p. :
      Number of Pages338
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5202051M
      ISBN 100875800564, 0875805221
      LC Control Number75026473

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