North Carolina, the history of an American state

by Thomas C. Parramore

Publisher: Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J

Written in English
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A textbook of North Carolina history discussing its industries, economics, education, and cultural life today.

Edition Notes

StatementThomas C. Parramore, senior author ; Douglas C. Wilms ; [contributors, John Batchelor, Ruth Y. Wetmore].
ContributionsWilms, Douglas C.
LC ClassificationsF254.3 .P33 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination512 p. :
Number of Pages512
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3208278M
ISBN 100136236294
LC Control Number83114313

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