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Securing the commonwealth

Jennifer J. Baker

Securing the commonwealth

debt, speculation, and writing in the making of early America

by Jennifer J. Baker

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, MD .
Written in English


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StatementJennifer J. Baker.
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LC ClassificationsPS
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 218 p. :
Number of Pages218
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Open LibraryOL22719668M
ISBN 100801879728

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