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Encyclopedia of American disability history

Encyclopedia of American disability history

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Published by Facts On File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disabilities -- United States -- Encyclopedias,
  • Disabilities -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Susan Burch ; foreword by Paul K. Longmore.
    GenreEncyclopedias
    ContributionsBurch, Susan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV1553 .E523 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23159573M
    ISBN 109780816070305
    LC Control Number2008030537


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