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8 edition of The fifties found in the catalog.

The fifties

the way we really were

by Douglas T. Miller

  • 68 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Nineteen fifties,
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- 1945-1970,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDouglas T. Miller and Marion Nowak.
      ContributionsNowak, Marion, 1948- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.Z8 M485
      The Physical Object
      Pagination444 p., [10] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages444
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5209240M
      ISBN 100385112483
      LC Control Number75036602

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